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Muntz metal

[muhnts]
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noun
  1. alpha-beta brass.

Origin of Muntz metal

First recorded in 1860–65; named after its inventor, G. F. Muntz, 19th-century English metallurgist and manufacturer
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Muntz metal

noun
  1. a type of brass consisting of three parts copper and two parts zinc, used in casting and extrusion

Word Origin

C19: named after G. F. Muntz (1794–1857), English metallurgist
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