zircaloy

noun zir·ca·loy \¦zərkə¦lȯi\
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zircalloy

\¦zərkə¦lȯi\

Definition of zircaloy

plural

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  1. :  any of several zirconium alloys notable for corrosion resistance and stability over a wide range of radiation and temperature exposures

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Origin and Etymology of zircaloy

zirconium + alloy


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