type metal


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type metal

n. Printing
An alloy used for making metal type, consisting mainly of lead, antimony, and tin.

type metal

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, from which type is cast
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Noun1.type metal - an alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing typetype metal - an alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing type
type slug, slug - a strip of type metal used for spacing
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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