nickel silver
noun Date: 1860 German silver

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  • Nickel 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

  • nickel silver — n. a hard, tough, ductile, malleable, silver white alloy composed essentially of nickel, copper, and zinc: used in making tableware, electric resistance wire, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • nickel silver — n. a hard, tough, ductile, malleable, silver white alloy composed essentially of nickel, copper, and zinc: used in making tableware, electric resistance wire, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Nickel silver — German silver hair comb by Bruce Caesar (Pawnee), Oklahoma, 1984 Nickel silver, also known as German silver,[1] Argentann,[1] new silver …   Wikipedia

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

  • nickel silver — naujasidabris statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Cu lydinys, turintis 5–35% Ni ir 10–45% Zn. atitikmenys: angl. alpaca; argentan; nickel brass; nickel silver rus. альпака; нейзильбер; никелевая латунь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • nickel silver — naujasidabris statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. nickel silver vok. Neusilber, n rus. нейзильбер, m pranc. argentan, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • nickel silver — /ˈnɪkəl sɪlvə/ (say nikuhl silvuh) noun a silver white alloy containing copper (52–80%), zinc (10–35%) and nickel (5–35%), used for making utensils, drawing instruments, etc.; German silver …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • nickel silver — noun A hard, corrosion resistant alloy of copper, zinc and nickel used to make domestic silverware. Syn: German silver …   Wiktionary

  • nickel silver — hard silver white alloy that contains nickel and copper and zinc (used in making wires and cutlery) …   English contemporary dictionary

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