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misch metal

misch metal

noun \ˈmish-\

Definition of MISCH METAL

:  a complex alloy of rare earth metals used especially in tracer bullets and as a flint in lighters

Origin of MISCH METAL

German Mischmetall, from mischen to mix + Metall metal
First Known Use: 1915

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