silicon copper

noun

Definition of silicon copper

: an alloy of 80 to 70 percent copper and 20 to 30 percent silicon used as an ingredient to free molten copper or brass from oxygen

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“Silicon copper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silicon%20copper. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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