bell metal


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bell metal

n.
An alloy of tin and copper used to make bells.

bell metal

n
(Metallurgy) an alloy of copper and tin, with some zinc and lead, used in casting bells

bell′ met`al


n.
an alloy of copper and tin used esp. for bells.
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Noun1.bell metal - bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tinbell metal - bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tin; used in making bells
bronze - an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
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