Meaning of ALLOY in English

ALLOY

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

copper

What are Coins A coin is a piece of money made out of metal, usually gold, silver or some copper alloy .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The pipes are made of an alloy of copper and zinc.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An extra $ 1, 000 gets you our tester, which also had alloy wheels and anti-lock brakes.

Gun Metal A copper based alloy including tin which was originally used for casting cannons.

However, it commonly occurs as a natural alloy with silver, and methods were therefore developed to purify the gold.

It is also opening up a rare advance in the ancient art of making metal alloys.

New features include three new alloy wheel designs and much-needed new stalk controls.

The engine block and alloy cylinder head is shared with the 1.4-litre Energy engine so the bore is identical.

The result: a whole range of new alloys, tailored to meet new needs.

The Round Table sends for the director of the industrial combine responsible for the ferrous alloy factory.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Dishonest people would now be free of the salutary fear which alloyed their admiration of the confiding temperament of tradesmen.

For certain purposes gold was alloyed intentionally.

The value of this precious metal could be modified by alloying with baser materials.

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