admiralty metal


noun

an alloy of not less than 70 percent copper, about 1 percent tin, small amounts of other elements, and the balance zinc; tin brass.

Nearby words

  1. admiralty cloth,
  2. admiralty house,
  3. admiralty inlet,
  4. admiralty islands,
  5. admiralty law,
  6. admiralty mile,
  7. admiralty range,
  8. admiration,
  9. admire,
  10. admirer

Also called admiralty brass, admiralty bronze.

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