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Word: alloy

Definition: mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness


Sentences Containing 'alloy'

"XXXX Nickel" is a trade name for such an alloy that also contains a small percentage of nickel.
A blend of a metal with one or more metallic or nonmetallic materials is an alloy.
Additional options were air conditioning and fog lights, as well as the different Honda Genuine Accessory alloy wheels.
Alloy Computer Products, Inc., was founded in 1979.
Alloy Digital counts more than 38 million followers among its owned brands.
Alloy Digital has had six major acquisitions within the past two years.
Alloy Digital owns and operates online brands including Smosh, Shut Up!
Alloy later developed printing accelerator hardware.
Alloy was initially founded to supply hard drive and tape backup systems for S-100 bus computers running CP/M. When IBM's PC was released Alloy entered that market to provide hard drive storage and tape backup to that marketplace.
Also envisaged was a stressed skin light alloy tailless jet fighter with powered flying controls and pressurised cockpit, designated BICh-26.
Also in 1912, Harry Brearley of the Brown-Firth research laboratory in Sheffield, England, while seeking a corrosion-resistant alloy for gun barrels, discovered and subsequently industrialized a martensitic stainless steel alloy.
Aluminium gallium phosphide, (Al,Ga)P, a phosphide of aluminium and gallium, is a semiconductor material. It is an alloy of aluminium phosphide and gallium phosphide.
Antimicrobial efficacy of copper alloy touch surfaces.
Arquerite is a naturally occurring alloy of silver with mercury.
Babbitt refers to a bearing alloy consisting typically of tin, lead, antimony, and copper.
Bendalloy is an alloy of cadmium consisting mostly of bismuth and lead, also containing tin.
Brass is an alloy primarily of zinc and copper, with traces of other elements.
Brass is an example of an alloy, being a homogeneous mixture of copper and zinc. Another example is steel, which is an alloy of iron with carbon and possibly other metals.
Bronze is an alloy of copper and (most commonly) tin.
Copper alloy surfaces have intrinsic properties to destroy a wide range of microorganisms.
Duralumin is an alloy of aluminum containing traces of copper, magnesium, and/or manganese.
Electrum is an alloy of gold and silver.
Faster antimicrobial efficacies were associated with higher copper alloy content.
However, this is the preferred alloy composition for production of Raney nickel catalysts currently in use.
I live in the angle of a leaden wall, into whose composition was poured a little alloy of bell metal.
In 1912, Elwood Haynes applied for a US patent on a martensitic stainless steel alloy, which was not granted until 1919.
In the context of composite metals is an alloy.
It may be possible to alloy Atium with one of the other 16 Allomantic metals to create another alloy with a different Allomantic ability, such as Malatium which is Atium alloyed with Gold.
NATO was carrying out the military exercise "Alloy Express" in Northern Norway from 24 February to 24 March 1982.
Nicrosil is an alloy of chromium containing mostly nickel, with traces of silicon and magnesium.
Notable features shared are the aluminium alloy frame and two speed Voith T211r hydrodynamic transmission system.
Pewter is an alloy of tin, with up to 15% a mixture of copper, lead, antimony, and bismuth.
Some of the main alloying elements are optionally listed after the alloy names.
Steel is an alloy of iron, with trace amounts of carbon and other elements.
The 22A is a full-size pistol with an aluminum alloy frame.
The alloy content closely resembles that specified in the Arthashastra.
The big beautiful statue of Goddess Shyama kali is made up of alloy including 8 kind of metals.
The cars were all based on the 1974 Berlinetta model, which was the luxury model, with a full gauge pack, automatic transmission, and alloy wheels.
The components of an alloy do not combine chemically but, rather, are very finely mixed.
The gun's alloy frame and alloy-shrouded barrel help keep weight down for a full-sized pistol.
The leading edge box consists of a spar and fibreglass leading edge, supplemented by an alloy rear strut.
The Lightweight Stalker model has an aluminum-alloy receiver and no engraving.
The mostly aluminium alloy body gives light weight to help acceleration and energy efficiency.
The orbiter structure is made primarily from aluminum alloy, although the engine structure is made primarily from titanium alloy.
The Tiger 800 has cast alloy wheels, with a 19-inch wheel at the front and 17-inch wheel at the back.
The Tiger 800 XC has spoked wheels with alloy rims and a larger 21-inch wheel at the front.
The UN Korea Medal is a circular medal of bronze alloy.
There are different grades and surface finishes of stainless steel to suit the environment the alloy must endure.
They were simple but well made instruments with sturdy cast alloy frames.
This version of the tank is made of the 2195 aluminum-lithium alloy.

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