alloy

A metal such as bronze, pewter or brass formed by melting together two or more elements such as copper, zinc and tin. Metals are normally used in the form of alloys to make them more durable and easier to work; STERLING STANDARD silver, for example, contains a proportion of copper or some other base metal.

alloy

A metal that is manufactured by combining two or more molten metals. An alloy is always harder than its component metals. Common alloys used in jewelry are: gold under 24 Kt (mixed with silver, copper, and/or other metals), sterling silver (92.5% silver, 7.5% copper), brass (roughly half copper, half zinc), bronze (at least 60% copper with tin and...
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alloy

A metal that is manufactured by combining two or more molten metals. An alloy is always harder than its component metals. Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin.
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Alloy

a metallic solid or liquid formed from an intimate combination of two or more elements.
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Alloy

An alloy is a mixture or solid solution composed of a metal and another element. An alloy contains one or more of the three: a solid solution of the elements (a single phase); a mixture of metallic phases (two or more solutions); an intermetallic compound with no distinct boundary between the phases. Solid solution alloys give a single solid phase...
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alloy

Mixture of two or more metals (see binary alloy; ternary alloy)
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alloy

(al´oi) a solid mixture of two or more metals, or of one or more metals and certain metalloids, that are mutually soluble in the molten condition.
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alloy

[n] - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten 2. [v] - make an alloy of (metals)
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Alloy

• (v. t.) To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance; as, to alloy gold with silver or copper, or silver with copper. • (v. t.) To mix, as metals, so as to form a compound. • (v. t.) The quality, or comparative purity, of gold or silver; fineness. • (v. t.) Any combination or compound of metals fused togeth...
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alloy

<chemistry> A substance made from a mixture of a metal and one or more other metals or non-metallic elements. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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alloy

noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; `brass is an alloy of zinc and copper`
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Alloy

[specification language] In computer science and software engineering, Alloy is a declarative specification language for expressing complex structural constraints and behavior in a software system. Alloy provides a simple structural modeling tool based on first-order logic. The mathematical underpinnings of the language were heavily influen...
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Alloy

Al·loy' noun [ Middle English alai , Old French alei , French aloyer , to alloy, alier to ally. See Alloy , transitive verb ] 1. Any combination or compound of metals fused together; a mixture of metals; for example, brass, which is ...
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Alloy

Al·loy' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Alloyed ; present participle & verbal noun Alloying .] [ French aloyer , Old French alier , allier , later allayer , from Latin aligare . See ...
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alloy

a combination of metals to make a new metal compund
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Alloy

A combination of two or more metals with its own distinct properties.
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Alloy

A combination of two or more metals with its own distinct properties.
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alloy

A combination of two or more metals, such as electrum or cupro-nickel.
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Alloy

A compound of two or more metals.
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Alloy

A compound of two or more metals.
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Alloy

A compound of two or more metals.
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Alloy

A metal formed by the combination of two or more metals.
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Alloy

A metal made from a combination of other metals or non-metals to produce certain desirable quantities.
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Alloy

A metal mixed with other elements, such as carbon, nickel or copper, to change its properties, e.g. to improve resistance to corrosion.
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alloy

a metallic solid or liquid formed from an intimate combination of two or more elements.
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