alclad

noun

al·​clad
ˈal-ˌklad
plural -s
: a duplex metal product made by cladding an aluminum alloy core with surface layers of pure aluminum or aluminum alloy usually for giving increased resistance to corrosion

Word History

Etymology

from Alclad, a trademark

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alclad was circa 1927

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“Alclad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alclad. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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