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alnico

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noun al·ni·co \ˈal-ni-ˌkō\

Definition of alnico

  1. :  a powerful permanent-magnet alloy containing iron, nickel, aluminum, and one or more of the elements cobalt, copper, and titanium



Origin and Etymology of alnico

aluminum + nickel + cobalt


First Known Use: 1935


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