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  • n  a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
  • n  the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
  • v  lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
  • v  make an alloy of

  • Before the new millennium is many years old, parents may be going to fertility clinics and picking from a list of options the way car buyers order air conditioning and chrome-alloy .
  • It's made of ceramic, stainless steel and a durable alloy called Liquidmetal, finished with hand-sewn leather and a screen of sapphire crystal, a material second only to diamond in .
  • 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.
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  • Aditya Mittal in WELT ONLINE
    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...
  • Alain Belda in
    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...
  • Ms Brooks in MarketWatch
    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...

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