Aluminium bronze
Aluminium Al`u*min"i*um ([a^]l`[-u]*m[i^]n"[i^]*[u^]m), n. [L. alumen. See {Alum}.] (Chem.) same as {aluminum}, chiefly British in usage. [1913 Webster]

{Aluminium bronze} or {gold}, a pale gold-colored alloy of aluminium and copper, used for journal bearings, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Aluminium bronze — with 20% Aluminium, V=50:1 Aluminium bronze is a type of bronze in which aluminium is the main alloying metal added to copper, in contrast to standard bronze (copper and tin) or brass (copper and zinc) . A variety of aluminium bronzes of… …   Wikipedia

  • Aluminium bronze — Bronze Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aluminium bronze — noun an alloy of copper and aluminum with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion • Syn: ↑aluminum bronze • Hypernyms: ↑copper base alloy * * * aluminium bronze noun An alloy of aluminium and copper, of lighter weight than gold, but… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aluminium bronze — aliumininė bronza statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Cu lydinys, turintis 6–11% Al, iki 5,5% Fe, iki 5,5% Ni, iki 2% Mn. atitikmenys: angl. aluminium bronze rus. алюминиевая бронза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aluminium bronze — noun an alloy of copper and aluminium …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bronze — Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronze age — Bronze Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronze powder — Bronze Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aluminium — Al u*min i*um ([a^]l [ u]*m[i^]n [i^]*[u^]m), n. [L. alumen. See {Alum}.] (Chem.) same as {aluminum}, chiefly British in usage. [1913 Webster] {Aluminium bronze} or {gold}, a pale gold colored alloy of aluminium and copper, used for journal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aluminium — Infobox aluminiumAluminium (Audio IPA|En uk aluminium1.ogg|ˌæljʊˈmɪniəm, IPA|/ˌæljəˈmɪniəm/) or aluminum (Audio IPA|En uk aluminum.ogg|/əˈluːmɪnəm/, see spelling below) is a silvery white and ductile member of the boron group of chemical elements …   Wikipedia

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