copper

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cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment alloy cast iron , alloy iron
trade name for an alloy used to make high-energy permanent magnets; contains aluminum and iron and nickel plus cobalt or copper or titanium Alnico
alloy of copper and tin that can be worked alpha bronze
alloy of copper and aluminum with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion aluminium bronze , aluminum bronze
common copper butterfly of central and eastern North America American copper , Lycaena hypophlaeas
former copper coin of Pakistan anna
alloy of copper and zinc arsedine , tombac
desert in northern Chile rich in nitrate and copper deposits Atacama Desert
silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry atomic number 46 , palladium , Pd
brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold atomic number 52 , Te , tellurium
heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits atomic number 78 , platinum , Pt
blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite azurite
alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction babbitt , Babbitt metal
bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tin; used in making bells bell metal
copper-base alloy containing beryllium beryllium bronze
impure form of copper having a black blistered surface blister copper
hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate blue copperas , blue stone , blue vitriol , chalcanthite
antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime Bordeaux mixture
mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits bornite , peacock ore
copper and zinc metal brass
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