We were soon in our boat, somewhat cheered by the bit of encouragement we'd got, alloyed as it was.
A small quantity of tin, alloyed with silver, destroys its ductility.
Aluminum increases very considerably the strength of all metals with which it is alloyed.
Platinum is unaffected by acids, but if alloyed with 10 per cent.
This metal melts much more easily than Copper alone, because of the Zinc with which it is alloyed.
The copper "bottoms" are alloyed in three different ways with lead.
I know thou hast loved many, with that alloyed metal thou dignifiest by the name.
In this practical manner lead is alloyed with copper in which there is but a moderate portion of silver.
The metals which are alloyed for this purpose are copper, silver, brass, zinc and tin.
Do they not feel that if he be alloyed such power these places will be given to worse men?
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.