phosphor bronze

noun

Definition of phosphor bronze

: a bronze of great hardness, elasticity, and toughness that contains a small amount of phosphorus

First Known Use of phosphor bronze

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphor bronze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphor%20bronze. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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