Monel metal


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Monel metal

(mɒˈnɛl) or

Monell metal

n
(Metallurgy) trademark any of various silvery corrosion-resistant alloys containing copper (28 per cent), nickel (67 per cent), and smaller quantities of such metals as iron, manganese, and aluminium
[C20: named after A. Monell (died 1921), president of the International Nickel Co, New York, which introduced the alloys]
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Noun1.Monel metal - an alloy of nickel and copper and other metals (such as iron and/or manganese and/or aluminum)Monel metal - an alloy of nickel and copper and other metals (such as iron and/or manganese and/or aluminum)
nickel alloy, nickel-base alloy - an alloy whose main constituent is nickel
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With its distinctive Gothic-inspired elements, orange brick facade, brightly colored ceramic accents, extravagantly detailed interior (the lobby ceiling was made entirely of multicolored tiles), with walls and floors accented by exotic marbles, platinum-color Monel metal elevator doors, gates and handrails, the Guardian was an representative example of architectural elegance and artistry.