Muntz metal

noun
\ ˈmən(t)s- \

Definition of Muntz metal

: an alloy of copper and zinc that contains 60 percent of copper, can be rolled hot, and is used especially for sheathing and bolts

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History and Etymology for Muntz metal

after George F. Muntz †1857 English metal manufacturer

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“Muntz metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muntz%20metal. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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