phosphor bronze


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

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of phosphor bronze was in 1875

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“Phosphor bronze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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