duralumin :

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  • n  an aluminum-based alloy

  • All the furniture is old except a new duralumin lamp upon the desk.
  • A minute side chapel, seating possibly a score, will have altar vessels of duralumin salvaged from the wreck of the Naval dirigible Shenandoah which soared away from Lakehurst .
  • He fitted himself with a pair of four-pound, duralumin, flexible-jointed legs designed by the brothers Desoutter, one of whom also lost a limb in an air crash.
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  • Restoring the scars on a warplane's spars
    Spars of a Mitsubishi Zero. The spars of a Mitsubishi Zero are a nightmare to a warbird restorer. Made of Extra Super Duralumin, an aluminum alloy, the spars are light and strong but very susceptible to the elements and corrosion.
    April 17, 2014 - Everett Herald

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