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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.
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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
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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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nickel silver

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