a type of brass having about 60 per cent copper and 40 per cent zinc
another name for gold
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How to use yellow metal in a sentence
Likewise, gold producers use such contracts to create a predictable revenue stream even as the price of the yellow metal bounces up and down.‘Going to Vegas:’ Newbie options traders face a reckoning as the tech stock rally fades | Jeff | September 14, 2020 | Fortune
Coffee Jack shovelled mechanically, as if all this fuss about the yellow metal were quite beyond his appreciation.
A goodly mass of yellow metal shone in the bottom of the pan, which, when weighed, was found to be worth about sixty dollars.
Uncle Will hastened to the spot and saw at a glance that this knob was an almost solid mass of yellow metal.
No country has produced more of this precious yellow metal that men work and fight and die for.Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
Basil Valentine recognized the presence of this peculiar yellow metal and studied some of its qualities.Catholic Churchmen in Science | James J. Walsh