Muntz metal

noun

ˈmən(t)s-
: an alloy of copper and zinc that contains 60 percent of copper, can be rolled hot, and is used especially for sheathing and bolts

Word History

Etymology

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 4 Mar. 2024.

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