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master alloy

noun, Metallurgy
1.
an alloy rich in certain elements, used in small quantities as an additive to melts of alloyed metal.
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  • Procedure of the experiment will involve the use of a master alloy which is a composition at the multiphase point.
  • The cost of this master alloy is about half of that of neodymium.

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