Muntz metal

Muntz metal
Muntz metal \Muntz" met`al\ See under {Metal}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Muntz metal — Metal Met al (? or ?; 277), n. [F. m[ e]tal, L. metallum metal, mine, Gr. ? mine; cf. Gr. ? to search after. Cf. {Mettle}, {Medal}.] 1. (Chem.) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muntz metal — Bow of the Cutty Sark Muntz metal is a form of alpha beta brass with about 60% copper, 40% zinc and a trace of iron. It is named after George Fredrick Muntz, a metal roller of Birmingham, England who commercialised the alloy following his patent… …   Wikipedia

  • Muntz metal — n. an alloy (60% copper, 40% zinc) used for sheathing ships etc. Etymology: G. F. Muntz, Engl. manufacturer d. 1857 * * * noun a brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot worked products • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muntz metal — /munts/. See alpha beta brass. [1860 65; named after its inventor, G. F. Muntz, 19th century English metallurgist and manufacturer] * * * ▪ brass also called  Yellow Metal,         variety of the alloy brass consisting of 60 percent copper and 40 …   Universalium

  • Muntz metal — muncmetalas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis 60% Cu ir 40% Zn lydinys. atitikmenys: angl. yellow brass; malleable brass; Muntz yellow metal; Muntz metal rus. мунцметалл …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Muntz metal — Composition Com po*si tion, n. [F. composition, fr. L. compositio. See {Composite}.] 1. The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients. In specific uses: (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muntz metal — [mʌnts] noun a form of brass used for casting and working at high temperatures. Origin C19: named after the English manufacturer George F. Muntz …   English new terms dictionary

  • Muntz metal — /ˈmʌnts mɛtl/ (say munts metl) noun an alloy containing approximately 60 per cent copper and 40 per cent zinc, harder and stronger than brass. {named after GF Muntz, 19th century English metallurgist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Muntz metal — Смотри Мунц металл …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Muntz — (or Müntz) is a surname and may refer to: Contents 1 Muntz 2 Müntz 3 See also 4 References Muntz George Frede …   Wikipedia

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