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terne metal

an alloy of lead and tin used for plating.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The roof features eaves that overhang each elevation, and is covered with standing seam painted terne metal pan system.
  • Any gutter liners made of tin, galvanized iron, or terne metal should be kept painted.
  • The roof is terne metal with a hipped configuration and gables at the four comers.

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