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 (ko͞o′prō-nĭk′əl, kyo͞o′-)
An alloy of copper that contains 10 to 30 percent nickel.


(Elements & Compounds) any ductile corrosion-resistant copper alloy containing up to 40 per cent nickel: used in coins, condenser tubes, turbine blades, etc


(ˈkyu prəˌnɪk əl, ˈku-)

any of various alloys of copper containing up to 40 percent nickel.
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Noun1.cupronickel - a 60/40 alloy of copper and nickel
copper-base alloy - any alloy whose principal component is copper


nKupfernickel nt, → Kupfer-Nickel-Legierung f
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The 1, 5 and 10 fils are struck in bronze, with the higher denominations in cupro-nickel.
1947: Cupro-nickel coins were issued by the British Mint to replace silver.
Gravimetric measurements showed that, the thiadiazole derivatives exhibit excellent corrosion inhibition on the cupro-nickel alloy in sea water medium.
Potential die errors during production: "As with the current PS2 coins, the 2017 PS1 coin is bi-metallic - in this case an outer 'gold' coloured nickel-brass band with an inner 'silver' coloured cupro-nickel disc," Alex explained.
Last but not least, a PS2 coin known as the "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants" error coin is missing the inner cupro-nickel disc and has only been stamped on nickel brass.
Last, but not least, a PS2 coin, known as the "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants" error coin, is missing the inner cupro-nickel disc and has only been stamped on nickel brass.
310-inch barrel to match the diameter of the M93 Scharfe Patrone 8x50mm R 244-grain cupro-nickel jacketed roundnose bullet.
The company stocks a complete range of over 2,000 tonnes of finished, semi-finished products and raw material in material grades including alloy and stainless steels, high nickel, Duplex, Super Duplex, Cupro-Nickel alloys and non-ferrous materials for high performance applications.
This last happened in 2007 when there was a brief period during which the old-style cupro-nickel 10, 20 and 50 cent pieces were co-circulating with the new plated steel coins.
The cheapest of the limited issue coins is the "five pound Crown" coin made of cupro-nickel alloy worth 13 pounds.
5-grain charge of Laflin & Rand "WA" nitrocellulose, smokeless powder which propelled the 220-grain round-nosed, FMJ bullet with lead/tin core enclosed in a cupro-nickel jacket, to a velocity of 2300 fps.
The 450,000 speciallydesigned gongs are made from cupro-nickel with gilt edging and are being produced by Bromsgrove-based Worcestershire Medal Services, at a cost of pounds 7million.