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YELLOW METAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yellow metal mean? 

YELLOW METAL (noun)
  The noun YELLOW METAL has 1 sense:

1. a brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products

  Familiarity information: YELLOW METAL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


YELLOW METAL (noun)


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Meaning:

A brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

alpha-beta brass; Muntz metal; yellow metal

Hypernyms ("yellow metal" is a kind of...):

brass (an alloy of copper and zinc)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "yellow metal"):

high-strength brass; manganese bronze (a brass with from 1-4% manganese to harden it)

Admiralty brass; Admiralty Metal; naval brass; Tobin bronze (alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark)


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