any of several alloys containing a high percentage of copper with from 5 to 11 percent aluminum and varying amounts of iron, nickel, manganese, and other elements.
- Also called al·bronze [al-bronz] /ˈælˌbrɒnz/ .
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How to use aluminum bronze in a sentence
aluminum bronze is not good for jewelry, but it is good for many uses, especially for bearings in machinery.Diggers in the Earth | Eva March Tappan
The plant, were it run to its full capacity, is capable of turning out eighty pounds of aluminum bronze, containing 10 per cent.
At present, the Cowles company is engaged mostly in the producing of aluminum bronze and aluminum silver and silicon bronze.
It was constructed of sheet aluminum-bronze, and weighed, together with its pump, 580 grammes.Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II | S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly
The cross-head is a small piece of aluminum bronze, running on round guides that also serve as cylinder braces.Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II | S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly