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merge into the background

To act or position oneself in such a way as not to be very noticeable to others. Not feeling comfortable as the center of attention, I prompted someone else to start talking and then merged into the background.
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merge in

To join, unite, or blend in (with something else). Be sure to give another car plenty of space to join the highway when it merges in from a side road. There's a stream that merges in about 100 kilometers from here—that's where we can nab the bandits.
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merge into

1. To join, unite, or blend into some larger group or body. Be sure to give cars a wide berth when they're merging into the highway from a side road. There's a stream that merges into the main river about 100 kilometers from here—that's where we can nab the bandits. The two smaller companies merged into a more powerful corporation.
2. To cause someone or something to join, unite, or blend into some larger group or body. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "merge" and "into." Our plan is to take the two departments and merge them into one—that way we can reduce our staff numbers and save on costs. Because of the accident, police merged everyone in the left lane into the right one.
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merge with

1. To join, unite, or blend in with someone or something else. Be sure to give cars a wide berth when they're merging with traffic on the highway. There's a stream that merges with the main river about 100 kilometers from here—that's where we can nab the bandits. Our company merged with another run by a friend of mine to form a single, more powerful corporation.
2. To cause someone or something to join, unite, or blend in with something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "merge" and "with." They're merging our department with the marketing team to improve efficiency, or so they say. Because of the accident, police had to merge everyone in the left lane with the people in the right.
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merge in (to something)

to join into something. The stream merged into the main channel of the river.
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merge someone or something into something

 and merge someone or something in
to route someone or something into something else. They merged the marchers into the parade and no one ever knew they were late. We merged in the latecomers to the parade at an intersection.
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merge (something) with (something else)

to join two things together. The management merged the sales division with the marketing division. We merged the accounting department with the auditing department.
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merge with someone or something

to join with someone or something. Ted merged with Fred and they created a very profitable partnership. Our company merged with a larger one, and we all kept our jobs. This stream merges with a larger stream about two miles to the west.
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merge into the ˈbackground

(of a person) behave quietly when you are with a group of people so that they do not notice you: Nick didn’t say anything during the meeting, and it was obvious that he was desperately trying to merge into the background.
See also: background, merge
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Thus, a merging vehicle experiences a series of gaps before the merge is eventually executed.
There are several standards to do the data cleaning: (1) the mean (E) and standard deviation ([sigma]) of merging samples [T.sub.gap] on both sites are calculated, respectively, and the rejection samples whose [T.sub.gap] is smaller than (E - [sigma]) are removed; (2) the gaps that drivers do not get prepared to merge in are eliminated; and (3) the samples that the speed of merging vehicles is too slow (e.g., 10 km/h) to execute a lane change process are also excluded from the rejected gaps.
We now add the merge fields that allow you to personalize the message.
That triggers the opening of the Insert Merge Field window that shows all the available fields (exhibit 10, below).
Option 3: Berwick High becomes 14-19 senior high with federated junior high at Berwick Middle; middle schools close; Lowick becomes a primary with satellite at Holy Island; Horncliffe and Norham merge at Norham; Belford and Wooler become primaries on middle school sites; all other firsts become primaries.
Option 1: Coquet High becomes 11-19 secondary school; middle schools close; Red Row and Broomhill merge to form primary on Druridge Bay Middle site; Acklington closes; all other first become primaries.
We will use the leading block as an internal buffer to aid in the merge. Our first step is to sort the square root of n - 1 rightmost blocks so that their tails (rightmost elements) form a nondecreasing key sequence.
Click on Next to evoke the Mail Merge screen (exhibit 13, at right).
In general, it accepted the idea that a corporation could merge into a disregarded entity and qualify as a statutory merger, but that the merger of a disregarded entity into a corporation would not qualify.
There are many reasons for parties to decide to merge rather than treat the combination as an acquisition.
T merges into S under the assets-over form; S is the continuing partnership.
The parties have decided to merge T into X for a package of consideration that will ostensibly be 50% X stock and 50% cash.
S merges into T: Because T's corporate integrity has not been infringed and AC continues to own all of T after the merger, the merger has no adverse effect on the "B" reorganization.
Scenario 1: Q merges into NQ for NQ stock issued to A.
Merge VR, the company that brought the affordable Merge VR Goggles, will now sell the (https://mergevr.com/cube) Merge Cube , an object that allows users to interact with holograms through augmented reality technology.