steel bronze

noun

Definition of steel bronze

: a bronze of about 92 percent copper and 8 percent tin hardened by compression and used as a substitute for steel in making guns

called also Uchatius bronze

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“Steel bronze.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steel%20bronze. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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