Monel metal



a brand of alloy consisting mainly of nickel and copper. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for monel metal

Monel metal

Monell metal


trademark any of various silvery corrosion-resistant alloys containing copper (28 per cent), nickel (67 per cent), and smaller quantities of such metals as iron, manganese, and aluminium

Word Origin for Monel metal

C20: named after A. Monell (died 1921), president of the International Nickel Co, New York, which introduced the alloys
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