white metal

any of various light-colored alloys, as Babbitt metal or Britannia metal.


Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To white metal
World English Dictionary
white metal
Also called: antifriction metal any of various alloys, such as Babbitt metal, used for bearings

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
It's painted the original color of turquoise and white metal flake he interior
  matches the exterior.
Tin is a soft, silvery white metal with a highly crystalline structure that is
  malleable and ductile.
The swing bar is a white metal pole between two brackets that attach to a
  standard size doorway with metal screws.
The recalled mesh-sided crib is made of white metal and has four red wheels.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature