admiralty brass

noun

Definition of admiralty brass

: a corrosion-resistant alloy containing about 71 percent copper, 28 percent zinc, and 1 percent tin

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First Known Use of admiralty brass

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for admiralty brass

Admiralty Metal

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“Admiralty brass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admiralty%20brass. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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