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blend (something) in

To mix or combine something smoothly or seamlessly with something else. Be sure to blend your makeup in so that your face isn't two different colors. OK, now blend the butter in with the eggs.
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blend in(to) (something)

1. To combine one or more ingredients uniformly into another substance or a larger mixture. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "blend" and "in," and it is always used between "blend" and "into." Next, blend the butter in with the rest of the ingredients. Start blending the flour into the soup stock to help thicken it. Be sure to blend in your makeup so that your face isn't two different colors.
2. To merge seamlessly and successfully with some thing or a group of people. Do you think Sam will be able to blend into the group? He can be pretty standoffish. Don't wear anything too flashy—try to blend into the background.
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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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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Blende shares, "20 years of experience on the front line of special needs has taught me we need to cross the barrier and go to them--we're better able to do that".
(224-25) Similar to these "hyperbolic rhetorical constructions," Strubel uses ambiguities in time and collective memory in Tupolew 134 and ambiguities of identity in Offene Blende (Christiane/Jo), Snowed Under (Adina), and Kaltere Schichten der Luft (Siri, Anja/Schmoll) as a means to elicit disruptive reactions and to attack the limits of perception.
[[delta].sup.13]C for vein "coal blende" (-30 to -28 per mil, PDB) point to Oslo Region shales (-29 to -22) as possible sources for the reduced carbon.
In summary, within this special 4-oscillator hybrid model [14], which turns out to be obviously well suited for binary materials with zinc blende structure, the normalized heat capacity shape function, [[kappa].sub.h] (T) (9), reduces to a parameterized function of just 7 independent parameters (consisting of the 4 discrete phonon temperatures 0n, n = 1 to 4, in combination with the three weighting factors [w.sub.1], [w.sub.2], and [w.sub.C1]).
Her list of prizes and literary achievements ranges from the Ernst Willner Prize, received for her debut novel, Offene Blende (Open shutter), in 2001--when Strubel was just twenty-seven--to the recent long-listing for the German Book Prize (Deutscher Buchpreis) of her latest novel, Sturz der Tage in die Nacht (2011, Plunge of days into the night), described by the ARD network's Denis Scheck as the best German novel of the year.
Blende [was] able to save Mandy's teeth, correct her overbite as well as make her chewing teeth meet in the back.
Among the most remarkable specimens in this collection are green carbonate of lead with quartz, blende with twenty sided crystals and green fluors in crystals; crystallized antimony, with red blende on quartz, yellow copper ore with opal, and arseniate of copper in cubes of bright green colour.
GaN usually exists in either a hexagonal wurtzite (h) or a cubic zinc blende (c) structure [1, 2, 8, 9].
In SAED pattern we observe three diffraction rings corresponding to the (111), (220), and (311) planes of zinc blende ZnS, and also it should be noted that the diffraction rings in the SAED pattern are discontinuous and consist of rather sharp spots, which indicates that the nanowires are well crystallized.
Figure 2 presents the XRD spectra of samples I1, II1, and III1 for crystal phase identification, where the XRD profile of CdSe crystals in the cubic zinc blende phase (JCPDS file no.
Rathi, "Ground state properties of rock salt, CsCl, diamond and zinc blende structured solids," The Open Condensed Matter Physics Journal, vol.
In addition, they have studied the zinc blende (ZB) ZnS.
In the case of starting material, three diffraction peaks at 2[theta] values of 28.5[degrees], 48[degrees], and 57[degrees] appeared due to reflection from the (111), (220), and (311) planes of the cubic (zinc blende) phase of ZnS (Figure 1).