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alpha-beta brass

[al-fuh-bey-tuh, -bee-] /ˈæl fəˈbeɪ tə, -ˈbi-/
noun
1.
an alloy of from 55 to 61 percent copper with from 39 to 45 percent zinc.
Also called Muntz metal.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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