aluminum bronze


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. aluminum acetate,
  2. aluminum ammonium sulfate,
  3. aluminum borate,
  4. aluminum borohydride,
  5. aluminum brass,
  6. aluminum carbide,
  7. aluminum chloride,
  8. aluminum fluosilicate,
  9. aluminum glycinate,
  10. aluminum hydroxide

Origin of aluminum bronze

First recorded in 1870–80

Also called albronze.

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