alloy of copper

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  • Those produced better artillery, although some of these pieces also burst, for they did not hit upon the alloy of copper in accordance with its quality. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 19, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • Bronze is an alloy of copper, containing about two percent tin.
  • The central fountain has an abstract design made of an alloy of copper and tin.
  • Brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, is of much more recent origin.
  • It is this alloy of copper and tin that we call bronze. Cited from History Of Ancient Civilization, by Charles Seignobos
  • These coins are made from a gold-yellow alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel.
  • Tools have been found that were made of a primitive bronze, an alloy of copper and arsenic.
  • In earlier texts, it could possibly also refer to darker-than-copper bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
  • For the last few hundred years, buckles have been made from brass (an alloy of copper and zinc).
  • In this period the name is apt; true bronze (a tin alloy of copper) makes its appearance in this time span.
  • Bronze usually refers to copper-tin alloys, but can refer to any alloy of copper such as aluminium bronze.
  • The new facade, clad in metal tubes made of an alloy of copper and aluminum, will weather with time.
  • "We might make an alloy of copper and zinc." Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns, by Finlay
  • The first most significant metal manufactured was bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, each of which was smelted separately.
  • The metals first used as money were copper, bronze (an alloy of copper with nickel), and iron. Cited from Modern Economic Problems, Economics Vol. II, by Frank Albert Fetter
  • A bronze is an alloy of copper and other metals, most often tin, but also aluminium and silicon.
  • Bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, has been used as far back as 4500BC, as it is much harder than pure copper.
  • Some are made of brass, which metallurgical analysis has shown to be an alloy of copper, zinc, and lead in various proportions.
  • The Net, in alchemy, is an alloy of copper and iron, whose crystal structure induces a network pattern on its surface.
  • Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc and, when it was first developed, methods for producing metallic zinc were unknown.
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