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white metal

noun
1.
any of various light-colored alloys, as Babbitt metal or Britannia metal.
Origin of white metal
1605-1615
1605-15
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British Dictionary definitions for white metal

white metal

noun
1.
any of various alloys, such as Babbitt metal, used for bearings Also called antifriction metal
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