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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 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.
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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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We use industrial mixers that are designed to churn the contents for several minutes per cycle, to ensure contents are uniformly blended.
Additionally, the PEN/PPT blends with various compositions (1/9, 3/7, and 5/5) were preheated at 300[degrees]C for 360 min to yield the random copolymer first, and then the products of the ENPT copolymer were blended with PPT and PEI by coprecipitation.
After choosing the fresh fruit - mango, papaya, banana, strawberry - customers can request the drink be blended with or without ice and add-ins like granola, nuts (almonds or walnuts), shredded coconut, chocolate (powder), raisins or eggs.
The tax incentive, currently a part of the stalled Energy Bill and the Senate Transportation Bill, is a federal excise tax credit in the amount of one penny per percentage point biodiesel blended with petroleum diesel.
Passion flower, a Mexico native, lends a dry wheat flavor to blended teas.
Two additions to the company's butyl product line are described in company literature, including blended isobutylene and blended halogenated butyl (HIIR).
It has facilities to transmit or receive data on both the current and finished status of each blended batch.
The patent was awarded for its "System and method for determining components of a blended plastic material.
Systems deliver 100 to 8000 lb/hr of blended materials.
As the specialty tea industry grows, so do the numbers of flavored and blended teas available.
Perron views smoothies - a blended thick fruit drink that's a combination of fresh fruit juice, fresh or frozen fruit, ice and sometimes a sherbet, sorbet or nonfat frozen yogurt - as the ``ultimate fast food.
This producer of blended polymers has developed a manufacturing process where secondary, non-standard synthetic rubber feedstock is blended to produce elastomers with very specific material and process parameters.
French Roast: A combination of coffees from Costa Rica, and Papua New Guinea is blended and brought to a traditional French roast for a decadent, bittersweet flavor with a smooth, heavy body.
We see blended wing as the wave of the future,'' Skorupa said.
Injection molding of materials blended in the twin-screw extruder was performed on a 77 kN electric toggle injection-molding machine according to ASTM D638 to provide tensile test specimens.