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blend in(to) (something)

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Do you think Sam will be able to blend into the group? He can be pretty standoffish. Be sure to blend in your makeup so that your face isn't two different colors. Don't wear anything too flashy—try to blend into the background.
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blend together

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Each of the items being combined can be stated in the phrase. Can you blend together the ingredients for the icing while I prep the next step? Blend the butter together with the eggs.
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blend into the woodwork

To make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation at work, I'm just trying to blend into the woodwork for now.
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fade into the woodwork

To make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation, I'm just trying to fade into the woodwork for now.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend (something) into (something else)

 and blend (something) in
to mix something evenly into something else. We should blend the strawberry jam into the peanut butter slowly. You should blend in some more jam.
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blend something together (with something)

to mix something evenly with something else. Blend the egg together with the cream. Blend the ingredients together and pour them into a baking pan.
See also: blend, together

blend/fade into the ˈwoodwork

behave in a way that does not attract any attention; disappear or hide: I decided the best thing to do would be to try and fade into the woodwork and hope that no one noticed me.
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The date of manufacture and expiry date with instructions for disposal of used package should also be printed on the packing material.The standards also require millers to pack their blended flour in food grade packaging materials.
It can be clearly observed form the figure that throughout the experimental strain range the G" of the uncrosslinked [P.sub.25][R.sub.75] blend is higher than the G'.
Blends are hardly stigmatized these days; instead, they are relished.
5 reveals the relationship between the surface contact angle of PLLA/PTMG blend film and PTMG mole content.
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According to the company, the Dresser Wayne Ovation Eco Fuel dispenser helps retailers meet anticipated consumer demand for higher ethanol blends while managing their longer-term investments.
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RRIM filler blending systems blend "B" component (polyol) of urethane, polyurea or polyester RRIM systems with fillers, internal mold release, and carbon black.
In the last 20 years, there has been a trend in the rubber industry to use pre-weighed blends of many of the powdered compounding ingredients in special dispersible poly bags, prepared either in-house or from an outside supplier, in order to improve productivity and quality while reducing dust in the factory.
Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Blend Pasta, for example, has no whole wheat flour.
Be sure to blend the edges into the foundation for a seamless finish.
Both have helped one another to varying degrees, but don't exactly blend together comfortably.
The Clean Air Act, as amended, requires some areas with especially poor air quality to use a "special gasoline blend" designed to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) and requiring the use of an oxygenate such as ethanol.
In November 2003, the EPA proposed a new federal policy that would have authorized municipal sewage plants around the country to blend wastewater in certain circumstances and under certain conditions-for example, only during periods of heavy ram or snowmelt, and only if plants were already meeting effluent standards required for permitting.
Nazdar has introduced ImageStar Eco Blend, a new line of press and screen washes designed to comply with today's air quality standards.