EPNS


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EPNS

abbreviation for
(Electrical Engineering) electroplated nickel silver
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Cusi said there is one power project that is close to being declared as EPNS.
EPNS variable is defined as the average energy not supplied due to the interruption i, for the transformer j, circuit k, in the period l.
Smith, The Place-Names of the North Riding of Yorkshire, EPNS 5 (Cambridge, 1928), 264).
EPNS should not be confused with Sheffield plate, which is basically a sandwich of copper fused between to layers of silver.
Cameron, The Place-Names of Derbyshire, 3 vols, EPNS 27 29 (Cambridge, 1959), I, 1112).
Once again chocolate, confectionary, tea and biscuit companies provided tins and there was a set of nine EPNS spoons produced by The Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs of Ludgate.
Stenton, The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire, EPNS 17 (Cambridge, 1940), 292.
Stenton, The Place-Names of Buckinghamshire, EPNS 2 (Cambridge, 1925), 186-7.
a range of high quality branded stainless steel cutlery crafted in the tradition of Sheffield cutlers to replace the current branded EPNS range, for use in formal dining areas and for banqueting events.
So the EPNS (or electro-plated nickel silver) on the teaspoons you are using this morning presumably contain this strange alloy once known to our forebears as paktong.
Cox, The Place-Names of Rutland, EPNS 67/69 (Nottingham, 1994), lii-liii, 174-6).