symmetallism
noun Etymology: syn- + -metallism (as in bimetallism) Date: circa 1895 a system of coinage in which the unit of currency consists of a particular weight of an alloy of two or more metals

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  • symmetallism — [sim met′ l iz΄əm] n. 〚/span> SYM + METAL + ISM〛 the use of two or more metals as a monetary standard * * * sym·met·al·lism (sĭm mĕtʹl ĭz əm) n. A syst …   Universalium

  • symmetallism — [sim met′ l iz΄əm] n. [< SYM + METAL + ISM] the use of two or more metals as a monetary standard …   English World dictionary

  • symmetallism — sym·met·al·lism …   English syllables

  • symmetallism — /sɪˈmɛtəlɪzəm/ (say si metuhlizuhm) noun the use of two (or more) metals, as gold and silver, combined in assigned proportions as a monetary standard. {sym + metallism, modelled on bimetallism} …   Australian English dictionary

  • symmetallism — (ˈ)sim|med.əlˌizəm noun ( s) Etymology: syn + metallism (as in bimetallism) : a system of coinage in which the unit of currency consists of a particular weight of an amalgam of two or more metals (as gold and silver) …   Useful english dictionary

  • symmetallic — |sim+ adjective Etymology: syn + metallic (as in bimetallic) : of or relating to symmetallism symmetallic coins * * * symmetallic / mi talˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑symmetallism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Симметаллизм — денежная система, при которой бумажные деньги обеспечиваются золотом и серебром и размениваются на них. По английски: Symmetallism См. также: Денежные единицы Финансовый словарь Финам …   Финансовый словарь

  • sym|me|tal|lic — «SIHM muh TAL ihk», adjective. of or having to do with symmetallism …   Useful english dictionary

  • sym|met|al|ism — sym|met|al|lism or sym|met|al|ism «sihm MEHT uh lihz uhm», noun. a proposed monetary system in which the standard metal is a combination of two or more precious metals in a fixed proportion, usually a gold silver alloy: »The arrangement that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sym|met|al|lism — or sym|met|al|ism «sihm MEHT uh lihz uhm», noun. a proposed monetary system in which the standard metal is a combination of two or more precious metals in a fixed proportion, usually a gold silver alloy: »The arrangement that there should be a… …   Useful english dictionary

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