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alloy in Industry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalloyal‧loy1 /ˈælɔɪ $ ˈælɔɪ, əˈlɔɪ/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TIHCMa metal that consists of two or more metals mixed together Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.
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alloyThe pipes are made of an alloy of copper and zinc.The engine block and alloy cylinder head is shared with the 1.4-litre Energy engine so the bore is identical.Gun Metal A copper based alloy including tin which was originally used for casting cannons.The Round Table sends for the director of the industrial combine responsible for the ferrous alloy factory.An extra $ 1,000 gets you our tester, which also had alloy wheels and anti-lock brakes.It is also opening up a rare advance in the ancient art of making metal alloys.However, it commonly occurs as a natural alloy with silver, and methods were therefore developed to purify the gold.The result: a whole range of new alloys, tailored to meet new needs.New features include three new alloy wheel designs and much-needed new stalk controls.