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Origin of Muntz metal
First recorded in 1860–65; named after its inventor, G. F. Muntz, 19th-century English metallurgist and manufacturer
Words nearby Muntz metal
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British Dictionary definitions for Muntz metal
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a type of brass consisting of three parts copper and two parts zinc, used in casting and extrusion
Word Origin for Muntz metal
C19: named after G. F. Muntz (1794–1857), English metallurgist
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