aluminum bronze

noun

Definition of aluminum bronze

: a pale gold-colored alloy composed of copper and usually five to ten percent aluminum with iron, nickel, and tin usually being present in amounts less than one percent each and used especially for corrosion-resistant parts, for wear-resistant bearings, bushings, gears, and dies, and for ornamental articles

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First Known Use of aluminum bronze

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Aluminum bronze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminum%20bronze. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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