Is an amalgam a solution?

Short answer: Yes! Yes it very much is!

Long answer:Yes! because:

Amalgam: A solution made by a liquid in a solid.

Solution:A solute dissolved in a solvent. A mixture. Can be:

solid in solid

liquid in solid

gas in solid

solid in liquid

liquid in liquid

gas in liquid

gas in gas

Mixture: substances mixed physically. can be separated by physical methods like filtration...etc

Compound: substances mixed chemically. Can only be separated through chemical processes: heating, passing electricity through it,...etc