cupronickel
noun Date: 1900 an alloy of copper and nickel; especially one containing about 70 percent copper and 30 percent nickel

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  • Cupronickel — or copper nickel or cupernickel is an alloy of copper that contains nickel and strengthening elements, such as iron and manganese. Cupronickel is highly resistant to corrosion in seawater, because its electrode potential is adjusted to be neutral …   Wikipedia

  • cupronickel — [ kypronikɛl ] n. m. • 1909; de cupro et nickel ♦ Alliage de cuivre et de nickel. ● cupronickel nom masculin Alliage de cuivre et de nickel, contenant de faibles additions de fer et de manganèse. (Ces alliages résistent d autant mieux à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cupronickel — UK US /ˈkuːprənɪkl/ noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES ► an alloy (= mixture) of copper and nickel and other metals that is used in making coins in many countries …   Financial and business terms

  • cupronickel — [kyo͞o′prō nik΄əl, ko͞o′prō nik΄əl] n. an alloy of copper and nickel, used in the manufacture of hardware and in some coins …   English World dictionary

  • cupronickel — /kyooh preuh nik euhl, kooh /, n. 1. any of various alloys of copper containing up to 40 percent nickel. adj. 2. containing copper and nickel. [1900 05; CUPRO + NICKEL] * * * ▪ alloy       any of an important group of alloys of copper and nickel; …   Universalium

  • cupronickel — melchioras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Cu lydinys, turintis 5–33% Ni, cupronickel 1% Fe, cupronickel 1% Mn. atitikmenys: angl. cupronickel; German silver; nickel silver rus. мельхиор …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Cupronickel — Le cupronickel est un alliage de cuivre et de nickel, reconnu pour ses propriétés anti corrosives et d antifouling. Cet alliage possède de bonnes caractéristiques mécaniques, souvent utilisé dans des milieux marins mais aussi pour la fabrication… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cupronickel — noun An alloy of copper containing from 10 to 40% nickel …   Wiktionary

  • cupronickel — Смотри Купроникель …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • cupronickel — cu·pro nick·el || ‚kjuːprəʊ nɪkl adj. contains nickel and copper …   English contemporary dictionary

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