Spelter Spel"ter, n. [Cf. LG. spialter, G. & D. spiauter. Cf. {Pewter}.] (Metal.) Zinc; -- especially so called in commerce and arts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spelter — Spelter. См. Технический цинк. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Spelter — Spelter, soviel wie Zink …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Spelter — Spelter, s.v.w. Zink (s.d.) …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Spelter — (engl.), s.v.w. Zink …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • spelter — [spel′tər] n. [< or akin to MDu speauter, LowG spialter: akin to PEWTER] crude zinc from the smelter, esp. as used in galvanizing …   English World dictionary

  • spelter — /spel teuhr/, n. zinc, esp. in the form of ingots. [1655 65; orig. uncert.; akin to MD speauter, G spiauter spelter] * * *       zinc in the form of slabs cast from the liquid obtained in the process of reducing the ores. Spelter is the most… …   Universalium

  • spelter — spel•ter [[t]ˈspɛl tər[/t]] n. mel zinc, esp. in the form of ingots • Etymology: 1655–65; obscurely akin to OFespeautre, MD speauter spelter …   From formal English to slang

  • spelter — noun Etymology: probably alteration of Middle Dutch speauter Date: 1661 zinc; especially zinc cast in slabs for commercial use …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spelter — noun a) The metal zinc, often in blocks or ingot form. b) An alloy of zinc with another metal (especially copper), used as a solder …   Wiktionary

  • spelter — spel·ter || speltÉ™(r) n. zinc (mainly in the form of ingots or bars) …   English contemporary dictionary

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