1) To grow together; fuse.
2) To come together so as to form one whole
Take a peroid of armor and mix it with something COMPLETELY different.
Gladiator armory + WW2 German heer uniforms
Oriential armory + Telephone repairmen
Medeval knight armory + Cyborg robots of the future
The point is to expand your concept skills by mixing other elements into your designs. Stay clear of modern armor, like body pads and such and stick to the ancient styles. The choices are endless, the subject matter is as interesting as you make it, so start those drawings and show us what you got in you!