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alloy to mix (metals with other metals or with nonmetals) to form an alloy. [1/5 definitions]
amalgam a metal alloy containing mercury. [1/2 definitions]
amalgamate to make into an alloy with mercury. [1/4 definitions]
Babbitt metal a soft white metal alloy of tin, copper, and antimony that is used as a lining to reduce friction in bearings.
brass a yellow alloy consisting mainly of copper and zinc. [2/6 definitions]
Britannia metal an alloy of tin, copper, antimony, and other metals, similar to pewter and used for tableware.
bronze an alloy consisting mainly of copper and tin. [1/4 definitions]
caseharden to form a hard thin surface on (an alloy of iron) by bonding with carbon under heat. [1/2 definitions]
cast iron an alloy of iron, carbon, silicon, and other elements that ranges from hard and brittle to soft and strong depending on its composition.
chrome chromium or an alloy of chromium. [3/5 definitions]
copper a coin composed of copper or an alloy of copper, such as a U.S. or British penny. [1/7 definitions]
cupronickel an alloy of copper containing nickel, used to make coins and hardware.
Dutch metal an alloy of copper and zinc, thin sheets of which resemble gold leaf.
electrum a yellow alloy of gold and silver.
ferromanganese an alloy of manganese and iron, used in steelmaking.
flint a piece of an alloy that sparks like flint, esp. as used in cigarette lighters. [1/3 definitions]
gold any alloy containing gold metal, used in making coins, jewelry, and a variety of implements. [1/11 definitions]
iridium a chemical element that has seventy-seven protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a lustrous yellowish white, extremely hard, dense, and corrosion-resistant metal, used as a hardening alloy, esp. with precious metals. (symbol: Ir)
iron any alloy of iron with carbon and other elements, used to make a variety of tools, containers, and the like. [3/16 definitions]
lead2 to line, cover, weight, or treat with lead or an alloy or compound containing lead. [2/10 definitions]
magnetic wire a thin wire made of a ferromagnetic alloy, used to store recorded material.