[n] - an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding
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A brass alloy 88% copper and 12% zinc.
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Tom'bac noun [ Portuguese tambaca , tambaque , from Malay tambāga copper; confer Sanskrit tāmraka ; confer French tombac .] (Metal.) An alloy of copper and zinc, resembling brass, and containing ab...
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<chemistry> An alloy of copper and zinc, resembling brass, and containing about 84 per cent of copper; called also German, or Dutch, brass. It is very malleable and ductile, and when beaten into thin leaves is sometimes called Dutch metal. The addition of arsenic makes white tombac. ... Altern...
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tombak noun an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding
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• (n.) An alloy of copper and zinc, resembling brass, and containing about 84 per cent of copper; -- called also German, / Dutch, brass. It is very malleable and ductile, and when beaten into thin leaves is sometimes called Dutch metal. The addition of arsenic makes white tombac.
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Tombac, as spelled in French, or Tombak is a brass alloy with high copper content and 5-20% zinc content. Tin, lead or arsenic may be added for colouration. It is a cheap malleable alloy mainly used for medals, ornament, decoration and some munitions. In older use, the term may apply to brass alloy...
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A type of brass that was used to make Canadian 5 cent coins in 1942 and 1943. There was a shortage of the usual nickel due to World War II. A shortage of copper forced a switch to Chromium plated steel in 1944.
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Tombac, also known as Muntz metal and patent metal, is a full yellow coloured metal alloy. It is a kind of brass containing 60% copper and 40% zinc invented in 1832 by G F Muntz.
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1) Alloy 2) Kind of brass containing 86% copper and 14% zinc 3) Metal 4) Tambac 5) Tombak
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