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  Definition of alloy
  1. the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
  2. 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"
  3. make an alloy of
  4. lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
Similar Words: admixture, metal, debase

 

Hyponyms: heavy metal, oroide, oreide, Alnico, amalgam, dental amalgam, fusible metal, electrum, pewter, pinchbeck, pot metal, solder, white gold, type metal, white metal, bearing metal, Babbitt metal, babbitt, Britannia metal, Carboloy, steel, cheoplastic metal, copper-base alloy, dental gold, Duralumin, Inconel, Invar, nickel-base alloy, nickel alloy, nickel silver, German silver, pyrophoric alloy, shot metal, Stellite, sterling silver, tombac, tombak, tambac, Wood's metal, Wood's alloy

 

Derivational Morphology: metal, debase, debaser, degrader

 

Anagrams: loyal

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: alliasie   Danish: legering  
Dutch: legering   Esperanto: alojo  
Finnish: seos   French: alliage  
German: Legierung   Greek: κράμα  
Hebrew: סגסוגת   Indonesian: padu  
Italian: lega   Japanese: 合金  
Latvian: sakausējums   Portuguese: liga  
Russian: сплав   Slovak: zliatina  
Slovenian: zlitina   Spanish: aleación  
Swedish: legering   Telugu: మిశ్రమలోహం  
Turkish: alaşım   Vietnamese: hợp kim  
 
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