Origin of alloy
OTHER WORDS FROM alloyun·al·loyed, adjective
How to use alloy in a sentence
It’s got classic fonts on the keys, an aluminum alloy frame, and three-way cable routing to ensure that you can keep your cords under control.
In the 1960s, the only metal light and tough enough for such a feat was a titanium alloy, which made up 90 percent of the aircraft.A CIA spyplane crashed outside Area 51 a half-century ago. This explorer found it.|Sarah Scoles|January 5, 2021|Popular-Science
The company had to develop its own proprietary titanium alloy that could endure both the rigors of the manufacturing constraints and the repeated impacts from massive tee shots.
Acmetop’s over-door hook hanger is made of the same aluminum alloy as the back of an iPhone case—yes, the one that you drop several times a week—so you know it will be strong enough to hold even your heaviest winter coats.Over-door hooks for freeing up precious closet space|PopSci Commerce Team|October 8, 2020|Popular-Science
It weighed scarce one maes, or nine diezmos, of the fineness of eighteen or nineteen carats, alloyed with silver.
His satisfaction was soon alloyed, for the means which he had employed to gain his end roused widespread indignation.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
But the osmium and uranium alloyed with it are something else.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Some of the Dahlonega gold is said to be as pure as any in the world, but it is commonly alloyed with silver.Letters from the Alleghany Mountains|Charles Lanman
The Treasure further contained a small cup of gold alloyed with 20 per cent.Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
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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.