verb (used with object)
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Origin of alloy
OTHER WORDS FROM alloyun·al·loyed, adjective
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In an air conditioner or refrigerator, you would then have to quickly remove this heat while keeping the alloy in its pliable, low-entropy phase.
When an external force pushes on the alloy while it’s in its rigid phase, the metal transitions to its pliable, lower-entropy phase.
Once the force is removed, the alloy returns to its rigid, higher-entropy phase.
The best elastocaloric materials so far are shape memory alloys.
Led by Jeehwan Kim, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, the researchers borrowed from principles of metallurgy to fabricate each memristor from alloys of silver and copper, along with silicon.
In 2012, Li allegedly supplied the Iranians with 20,000 kilos of steel pipe and 1,300 aluminum alloy tubes.
The same is now true with Barack Obama but on steroids, with the added alloy of race inserted into the mix.
The zirconium alloy will react with water to produce hydrogen and oxide, but it also produces heat that has to be removed.
It shows a simple mind to acknowledge at court the smallest alloy of common blood, and not to set up for a nobleman.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
The buckets, Fig. 3, are formed of some easily melted, but not too soft metal alloy which can be cast in plaster molds.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
An alloy is a mixture or medley, anything allowed is according to law, and hallow is the same word as holy.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
A good deal of Vanadium alloy is used, and this is made in America.A Journey Through France in War Time|Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
Of the two latter they formed an alloy, and made tools of the bronze.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
British Dictionary definitions for alloy
noun (ˈælɔɪ, əˈlɔɪ)
verb (əˈlɔɪ) (tr)
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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.