alpha brass

noun

: brass composed of a solid solution of zinc in copper and containing up to 39 or formerly 36 percent zinc

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alpha brass was in 1912

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“Alpha brass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpha%20brass. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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