alloy alloy  /ˈæ ˌlɔ ɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
  2. (n) the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
  3. (v) lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
  4. (v) make an alloy of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The mercury in amalgam, it turns out, is not free, but mixed with silver, tin and copper, metals to which it bonds chemically to form a crystalline metallic and safe alloy.

News

  1. Demolition of industrial buildings in Yardley begins, developer of Magnet site given green light for minor changes to ...

    YARDLEY BOROUGH – Borough officials called the demolition of the crumbling industrial buildings at 25 acre former U.S. Magnet and Alloy Company site on North Main Street "a wish come true."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Yardley News

  2. Phottix and Omegabrandess Are Proud to Launch the Phottix Umbrella Swivel US - A3

    Hampstead, Maryland - As the exclusive distributor for Phottix products in the United States, OmegaBrandess is proud to launch the Phottix Umbrella Swivel US-A3. The redesigned Phottix US-A3 is an affordable umbrella swivel for off-camera-flash. Made from tough and durable quality aluminum alloy and fireproof PA66 plastic, the US-A3 is ready for any photographic situation. The ball head design ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Nadcap Accreditation for Universal Stainless - Analyst Blog

    Specialty steel manufacturer Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. ( USAP ) has secured the fifth Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program)
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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Quotes

  1. Aditya Mittal, CFO and member of the Group Management Board of ArcelorMittal, said: "This acquisition further strengthens our ferro-alloy supply portfolio, following our recent announcement that we had entered into a strategic equity partnership to...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Aditya Mittal Source: WELT ONLINE

  2. "After reviewing a number of options, we have decided the best course to further strengthen our downstream operations and maximize shareowner returns is to combine the soft alloy operations of these two businesses," Alcoa chairman and CEO Alain...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Alain Belda Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. "We continue our efforts to offset rising costs through portfolio optimization, price increases and initiatives to address energy, freight and alloy costs," said Ms. Brooks. "Sustained high metal prices, however, have increased our working...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Ms Brooks Source: MarketWatch

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amalgamation amalgamation
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