Bath metal

an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper.
- Dickens.

See also: Bath

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Also covered in this specification are steel forgings and iron castings incorporated into pieces fabricated before galvanizing or those too large to be centrifuged (or otherwise handled to remove excess galvanizing bath metal).
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To mix 16 parts copper and 41/2 parts zinc makes Bath Metal, which is also known as Prince's Metal or Rupert's Metal.