Definition of white metal
1 : any of several light-colored alloys used especially as a base for plated silverware and ornaments and novelties
2 : any of several lead-base or tin-base alloys (as babbitt) used especially for bearings, fusible plugs, and type metal
First Known Use of white metal
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up white metal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).