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 (do͝o-răl′yə-mĭn, dyo͝o-)
An alloy of aluminum that contains copper, manganese, magnesium, iron, and silicon and is resistant to corrosion by acids and seawater.

[Originally a trademark.]
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(Aeronautics) trademark a light strong aluminium alloy containing 3.5–4.5 per cent of copper with small quantities of silicon, magnesium, and manganese; used in aircraft manufacture. Also called: duraluminium
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(dʊˈræl yə mɪn, dyʊ-)

a strong, lightweight alloy of aluminum, copper, and other metals, used in aircraft construction.
[1905–10; < Latin dūr(us) hard + alumin (um)]
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Noun1.Duralumin - an aluminum-based alloy
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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"
Al, aluminium, aluminum, atomic number 13 - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
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calculated temperatures during the cold drawing process (adiabatic process) Value of the drawing relation in the first operation Material 0,6 0,55 0,50 0,45 Low carbon steel 60 69 80 93 Stainless steel 94 112 132 156 Aluminium 38 42 47 53 Duralumin 65 76 88 103 Table 2.
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