Babbitt metal

[n] - an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony
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Babbitt metal

Bab'bitt met`al [ From the inventor, Isaac Babbitt of Massachusetts.] A soft white alloy of variable composition (as a nine parts of tin to one of copper, or of fifty parts of tin to five of antimony and one of copper) used in bearings to diminish friction.
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Babbitt metal

An alloy of antimony, copper, and tin; used occasionally in dentistry. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Babbitt metal

babbitt noun an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction
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Babbitt metal

• A soft white alloy of variable composition (as a nine parts of tin to one of copper, or of fifty parts of tin to five of antimony and one of copper) used in bearings to diminish friction.
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babbitt metal

any of several tin- or lead-based alloys used as bearing material for axles and crankshafts, based on the tin alloy invented in 1839 by Isaac Babbitt ... [5 related articles]
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Babbitt metal

Babbitt metal, an antifriction metal first produced by Isaac Babbitt in 1839. In present-day usage the term is applied to a whole class of silver-white bearing metals, or “white metals.” These alloys usually consist of relatively hard crystals embedded in a softer matrix, a structure imp...
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Babbitt Metal

Babbitt metal is an antifriction metal alloy originally based on tin, antimony, and copper (50 parts tin, 5 parts of antimony and 1 part copper) but now often including lead. Various types of Babbitt alloy are produced, and used mainly in bearings. Babbitt metal was invented with the view of as far as possible obviating friction in the bearings of ...
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Babbitt metal

Type: Term Pronunciation: bab′it Definitions: 1. an alloy of antimony, copper, and tin; used occasionally in dentistry.
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