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1) alloy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...one replacing or occupying interstitial positions between the atoms of the other: Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper. 2. A mixture; an amalgam: Television news...

2) alloy. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...alloy (AL-oy, uh-LOY) A material made of two or more metals, or of a metal and another material. For example, brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; steel is an alloy...

3) Alloy. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Alloy (AL-oi), uninc. village, Fayette co., S central W.Va., 11 mi/18 km NW of Fayetteville, near Kanawha R. Livestock; corn. Coal. Mfg. (ferroalloys)....

4) alloy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...alloy, (al´oi, loi´) (KEY) [O. Fr.,=combine], substance with metallic properties that consists of a metal fused with one or more metals or nonmetals. Alloys may be...

5) gunmetal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...gunmetal, a bronze, an alloy of copper, tin, and a small amount of zinc. Although originally used extensively for making guns (from which it received its name), it...

6) type metal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...type metal, alloy of lead with antimony, tin, and sometimes copper, so named because of its one time extensive use for making printing type. Expanding upon solidification,...

7) steel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...steel, alloy of iron, carbon, and small proportions of other elements. Iron contains impurities in the form of silicon, phosphorus, sulfur, and manganese; steelmaking...

8) brass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...brass, alloy having copper (55%-90%) and zinc (10%-45%) as its essential components. The properties of brass vary with the proportion of copper and zinc and with...

9) amalgam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...amalgam, (mal´gm) (KEY) , alloy containing mercury. The alloy may be liquid or solid, depending on the proportion of mercury, although all naturally occurring amalgams,...

10) platinite. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...platinite, alloy that is 46% nickel and 54% iron. It is used in the manufacture of electric lightbulbs because its coefficient of expansion, i.e., the rate at which...

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