Alloy ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Alloy ( noun )

A mixture of two or more elements, at least one of which is a metal, used to give improved strength, hardness, or resistance to corrosion.

Origin:

Late middle english: via old french from latin alligare "bind, join", from ad- "to" + ligare "to bind".

Examples:

  1. Steel is an alloy of iron, carbon, and small amounts of other elements.
  2. Brass is a common alloy of copper and zinc.
  3. Aluminum alloys are widely used in the construction of aircraft and automobiles.
  4. The alloy used in the manufacture of coins is carefully chosen for its durability.
  5. The wristwatch casing was made of a special alloy that was both light and strong.

(As a verb)

Alloy ( verb )

A mixture of two or more elements, at least one of which is a metal, used to give improved strength, hardness, or resistance to corrosion.

Origin:

Late middle english: via old french from latin alligare "bind, join", from ad- "to" + ligare "to bind".

Examples:

  1. Steel is an alloy of iron, carbon, and small amounts of other elements.
  2. Brass is a common alloy of copper and zinc.
  3. Aluminum alloys are widely used in the construction of aircraft and automobiles.
  4. The alloy used in the manufacture of coins is carefully chosen for its durability.
  5. The wristwatch casing was made of a special alloy that was both light and strong.
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