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alloy

noun

1 alloy

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.

synonym: metal.

Roget 659: deterioration, debasement; wane, ebb; recession etc. 287; retrogradation etc. 283; decrease etc. 36.    ... show more

Roget 48: combination; mixture etc. 41; junction etc. 43; union, unification, synthesis, incorporation, amalgamation, embodiment, ... show more

Dutch: alliage, alligatie, legering, metaallegering
Polish: stop, stop metali



2 alloy

The state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something.

synonym: admixture.

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

verb

1 alloy

Lower in value by increasing the base-metal content.

synonym: debase.

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

2 alloy

Make an alloy of.

Dutch: alliƫren, legeren


adjective

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Carboloy, Duralumin, Duriron, German silver, Monel Metal, Muntz metal, Stellite, Swedish steel, admix, admixture, adulterate, aggregate, allay, alloy iron, alloy steel, alloyage, alnico, alter, amalgam, amalgamate ... show more.

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