I make no objection to that alloy, which I am told is necessary, and fits it for being moulded to my purposes.
Terne plate is sheet-iron coated with an alloy of lead and tin.
One of the most valuable resistance wires is of an alloy known as German silver.
The alloy ferrocerium is used to a small extent in iron and steel.
Its alloy is much used for high-speed cutting tools, the steel hardening when cooled in the air and being called self-hardening.
They were pleasures which had no alloy in her own humble lot, and why desert them?
An alloy is a mixture or medley, anything allowed is according to law, and hallow is the same word as holy.
For easily fusing, make an alloy of equal parts of brass and zinc.
Electrum is an alloy of gold and silver, Stannum of lead and silver (see note 33, p. 473).
I can find no other reference with regard to this alloy mentioned by Lindeck.
early 14c. "relative freedom of a noble metal from alloy or other impurities," from Anglo-French alai, Old French aloi, from aloiier (see alloy (v.)). Meaning " base metal alloyed with a noble metal" is from c.1400. Modern spelling from late 17c.
alloy al·loy (āl'oi', ə-loi')
A homogeneous mixture or solid solution of two or more metals, the atoms of one replacing or occupying interstitial positions between the atoms of the other.
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 of iron and carbon. Alloys often have unexpected characteristics. In the examples given above, brass is stronger than either copper or zinc, and steel is stronger than either iron or carbon.