Recent Examples of antimony from the Web
By adding lead, antimony, copper, manganese and other natural elements, pieces could be made to replicate lapis lazuli, carnelian, alabaster and turquoise.
Among the traces of metals found were antimony, arsenic, barium, copper, iron and lead.
Without any help from us, remember, our planet is home to an astonishing variety of dangerous substances – arsenic and antimony, cadmium, lead, mercury, and more.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'antimony.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of antimony
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
ANTIMONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antimony for English Language Learners
: a silvery-white metal that breaks easily and that is used especially in alloys
ANTIMONY Defined for Kids
Definition of antimony for Students
medical Definition of antimony
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up antimony? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).