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nickel silver

n.
A silvery, hard, corrosion-resistant, ductile, malleable alloy of copper, nickel, and often zinc, used in tableware and as a structural material for hospital and restaurant equipment. Also called German silver.

nickel silver

n
(Metallurgy) any of various white alloys containing copper (46–63 per cent), zinc (18–36 per cent), and nickel (6–30 per cent): used in making tableware, etc. Also called: German silver or pakthong

Ger′man sil′ver


n.
an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, usu. white and used for utensils and drawing instruments; nickel silver.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.nickel silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickelnickel silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel
alloy, metal - 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"
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Today, the company ships shaped bar and coils made of carbon steel, specialty alloys such as stainless steel, nickel alloys, brass, copper and nickel silver.
Hmmm, carbon steel, nickel silver bolsters, no lock, one blade, a handle made of natural materials--now there's a concept
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