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  • 21 alloy — n. /al oy, euh loy /; v. /euh loy /, n. 1. a substance composed of two or more metals, or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal, intimately mixed, as by fusion or electrodeposition. 2. a less costly metal mixed with a more valuable one. 3.… …

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  • 22 copper — copper1 /kop euhr/, n. 1. a malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish brown color: used in large quantities as an electrical conductor and in the manufacture of alloys, as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; at. wt.: 63.54;… …

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  • 23 copper — {{11}}copper (n.1) malleable metallic element, O.E. coper, from W.Gmc. *kupar (Cf. M.Du. koper, O.N. koparr, O.H.G. kupfar), from L.L. cuprum, contraction of L. Cyprium (aes) Cyprian (metal), after Gk. Kyprios Cyprus (see CYPRUS (Cf …

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  • 24 Copper in health — Normal absorption and distribution of copper. Cu = copper, CP = ceruloplasmin, green = ATP7B carrying copper. Copper is an essential trace element that is vital to the health of all living things (humans, plants, animals, and microorganisms). In… …

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  • 25 Copper Age — The Chalcolithic (Greek khalkos + lithos copper stone ) period or Copper Age period [also known as the Eneolithic (Æneolithic)] , is a phase in the development of human culture in which the use of early metal tools appeared alongside the use of… …

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  • 26 COPPER —    A red, lustrous, malleable, and ductile element employed as an alloy with tin (and sometimes lead and arsenic) to form bronze. Pure copper has a higher melting point (1084° C) than either tin (232°C) or the alloy (bronze) it forms with tin… …

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  • 27 copper-base alloy — noun any alloy whose principal component is copper • Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal • Hyponyms: ↑brass, ↑bronze, ↑cupronickel, ↑aluminum bronze, ↑aluminium bronze, ↑ …

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  • 28 alloy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. compound, mixture; admixture. See composition. v. mix, combine; adulterate. See combination. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. amalgam, admixture, compound, composite, fusion, mixture, intermixture, combination …

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  • 29 alloy — noun Alloy is used before these nouns: ↑wheel Alloy is used after these nouns: ↑copper, ↑metal …

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  • 30 alloy — A substance composed of a mixture of two or more metals. chrome cobalt alloys alloys of cobalt and chromium containing molybdenum and/or tungsten plus trace elements; used in dentistry for denture bases and frameworks, and other structures …

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  • 31 alloy — noun modern pewter is an alloy of tin, copper, and antimony Syn: mixture, mix, amalgam, fusion, meld, blend, compound, combination, composite, union; technical admixture …

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  • 32 alloy cast iron — noun cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment • Syn: ↑alloy iron • Hypernyms: ↑cast iron • Hyponyms: ↑Ni hard, ↑Ni hard iron, ↑Ni resist, ↑ …

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  • 33 alloy iron — noun cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment • Syn: ↑alloy cast iron • Hypernyms: ↑cast iron • Hyponyms: ↑Ni hard, ↑Ni hard iron, ↑Ni resist …

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  • 34 alloy steel — noun steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon • Hypernyms: ↑steel • Hyponyms: ↑stainless steel, ↑stainless, ↑chromium steel, ↑chrome nickel steel, ↑Elinvar, ↑ …

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  • 35 copper — A base metal which has been known from the most ancient periods of which we have any historical account. Bronze which is made of copper with an alloy of tin is the first metallic compound which history records. It was known 3500 years before the… …

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  • 36 alloy steel — carbon steel to which various elements, as chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, tungsten, or vanadium, have been added in sufficient amounts to obtain desirable physical and chemical properties. [1900 05] * * * …

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  • 37 alloy — n. & v. n. 1 a mixture of two or more metals, e.g. brass (a mixture of copper and zinc). 2 an inferior metal mixed esp. with gold or silver. v.tr. 1 mix (metals). 2 debase (a pure substance) by admixture. 3 moderate. Etymology: F aloi (n.),… …

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  • 38 List of copper alloys — Copper alloys are metal alloys that have copper as their principal component. They have high resistance against corrosion. The best known traditional types are bronze, where tin is a significant addition, and brass, using zinc instead. Both these …

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  • 39 Beryllium copper — (BeCu), also known as copper beryllium, beryllium bronze and spring copper, is a copper alloy with 0.5 3% beryllium and sometimes with other alloying elements. Beryllium copper combines high strength with non magnetic and non sparking qualities.… …

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  • 40 Melchior (alloy) — 5 Swiss francs In metallurgy, melchior is an alloy of copper, mainly with nickel (5–30%). Its name originates from Italian: melchior, which in turn is distorted French: maillechort, honoring the french inventors of the alloy, Maillot and Chorier …

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