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base metal

n
(Alchemy) any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum

base′ met′al


n.
any metal other than a precious or noble metal.
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Noun1.base metal - a metal that is common and not considered preciousbase metal - a metal that is common and not considered precious; "lead, iron, copper, tin, and zinc are base metals"
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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base metal

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The customs officials regarded it as coming from China, the source of the basic metal, claiming the processing had not turned it into a new product.
Recognising the need for a basic metal detector and transport system Fortress have recently added a compact new design to their range of products.
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