admiralty metal

admiralty metal

noun
an alloy of not less than 70 percent copper, about 1 percent tin, small amounts of other elements, and the balance zinc; tin brass.
Also called admiralty brass, admiralty bronze.
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admiralty metal

noun
alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark [syn: naval brass
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