German silver

German silver
noun Date: 1830 a silver-white alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel

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  • German silver — Silver Sil ver (s[i^]l v[ e]r), n. [OE. silver, selver, seolver, AS. seolfor, siolfur, siolufr, silofr, sylofr; akin to OS. silubar, OFries. selover, D. zilver, LG. sulver, OHG. silabar, silbar, G. silber, Icel. silfr, Sw. silfver, Dan. s[ o]lv,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German silver — German Ger man, a. [L. Germanus. See {German}, n.] Of or pertaining to Germany. [1913 Webster] {German Baptists}. See {Dunker}. {German bit}, a wood boring tool, having a long elliptical pod and a scew point. {German carp} (Zo[ o]l.), the crucian …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German silver — n. NICKEL SILVER …   English World dictionary

  • German silver — (engl., spr. dschörmen ßilwer), soviel wie Neusilber …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • German silver — German silver, s.v.w. Neusilber (s.d.) …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • German silver — (engl., spr. dschörmĕn), Neusilber …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • German silver — UK US noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES ► CUPRONICKEL(Cf. ↑cupronickel) …   Financial and business terms

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

  • german silver — Nickel Nick el, n. [G., fr. Sw. nickel, abbrev. from Sw. kopparnickel copper nickel, a name given in derision, as it was thought to be a base ore of copper. The origin of the second part of the word is uncertain. Cf. {Kupfer nickel}, {Copper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German silver — noun a silver white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel • Syn: ↑nickel silver • Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal …   Useful english dictionary

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