- zinc, especially in the form of ingots.
Origin of spelter
Examples from the Web for spelter
Historical Examples of spelter
Soldering at a red heat by means of spelter is called brazing.On Laboratory Arts
Swansea has almost a monopoly of the manufacture of spelter or zinc.
The buggy had pulled up close to a rough, broken, blistered cone of spelter stuff between ten and twenty feet high.American Notes
Before the war these four countries with the United States produced over nine-tenths of the world's spelter.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
The borax is generally powdered and mixed with the spelter, and both with water.
- impure zinc, usually containing about 3 per cent of lead and other impurities