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 for merging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  merge \merge\ (m[~e]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Merged
     (m[~e]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Merging (m[~e]r"j[i^]ng).] [L.
     mergere, mersum. Cf. Emerge, Immerse, Marrow.]
     To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           To merge all natural . . . sentiment in inordinate
           vanity.                                  --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Whig and Tory were merged and swallowed up in the
           transcendent duties of patriots.         --De Quincey.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  merging \merging\ adj.
     1. combining or mixing.
  
     Syn: blending, mingling.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. flowing together. [prenominal]
  
     Syn: confluent.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  merging \merging\ n.
     1. The act or process of joining together into one entity.
  
     Syn: meeting, coming together.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. a flowing together (as of rivers).
  
     Syn: confluence, conflux.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  merging
      adj 1: flowing together [syn: confluent, merging(a)]
      n 1: the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two
           groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
           [syn: merging, meeting, coming together]
      2: a flowing together [syn: confluence, conflux, merging]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "merging":
     acme, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, apex, apogee,
     articulation, associative, blending, bond, bracketing, climax,
     clustering, combination, combinative, combinatory, combining,
     communication, concatenation, concourse, concurrence, confluence,
     congeries, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, connection,
     convergence, copulation, corporational, coupling, culmination,
     federal, federative, fusing, gathering, hookup, incorporating,
     incorporative, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking,
     joinder, joining, jointure, junction, knotting, liaison, linkage,
     linking, marriage, meeting, merger, pairing, peak, pinnacle,
     splice, summit, symbiosis, tie, tie-in, tie-up, unification, union,
     uniting, yoking, zenith
  
  

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