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compound (something) with (something else)

To add something to something else; to combine things. That protein powder tastes so bad that I have to compound it with something else.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

compound something with something

to unite some substance with another; to mix something with something else. Can this unpleasant medicine be compounded with something to make it palatable?
See also: compound
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Customized extruders, feed screws, drives and controls for wire and cable, pipe, profile, medical tubing, sheet, blown and cast film, blow molding, elastomers, compounding, extrusion coating, reclaim/recycle, and fiber.
Complete line of single-screw compounding extruders feature heavy-duty gear reducers, single- or multi-venting, sequential addition of ingredients, proven screw designs and advanced process controls.
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Complete extrusion systems for compounding, reclaim, pipe, profile, tubing, sheet, and cast film available as well as extruders for blow molding, fibers and blown film.
Supplier of corotating twin-screw extruders for compounding, masterbatches, hot-melt adhesives, elastomers, food, reactive extrusion, and techno polymer industries.
Suitable for inline compounding profile extrusion of material such as wood composites.
For over half a century, Biltrite Industries has committed itself to attaining the highest standards in its custom rubber mixing and compounding business.
General-purpose compounding markets continue to be plagued with overcapacity, but there area still niche areas of growth to be exploited.
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These process stages may consist of any combination of the following: Receiving of raw polymers and compounding ingredients, storage; first pass mix; second pass mix: calendering; cold feed or hot feed extrusion; compression, transfer or injection molding; and continuous vulcanization or autoclave curing, etc.
Corotating, twin-screw compounding extruders and pelletizing systems; twins-crew compounding with direct in-line sheeting of filled and reinforced plastics; single- and twin-screw extruders for devolatilization and specialty applications; and single-screw profile extrusion systems from commingled reclaim, (See Compounding/Mixing Systems.)
"Compounding elastomers for non-tire applications" is the title of a course to be presented by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee June 4-6.