Muntz metal


Origin of Muntz metal

First recorded in 1860–65; named after its inventor, G. F. Muntz, 19th-century English metallurgist and manufacturer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for muntz metal

Muntz metal

  1. 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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