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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.

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

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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Kosiv Painting Style (silver, face value - 10 hryvnias; nickel silver, face value - 5 hryvnias), designers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk; engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk (16.45%); The Wheel of Life (silver, face value - 10 hryvnias), designers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk; engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko; computer-aided design by Vitalii Andriianov (12.24%); and The Marbled Polecat (silver, face value - 10 hryvnias; nickel silver, face value - 2 hryvnias), designers: Volodymyr Demianenko, Nataliia Fandikova; engravers: Volodymyr Demianenko, Sviatoslav Ivanenko (9.72%).
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The foods were prepared by Michelin-starred chefs on nickel silver cutlery designed by Yamazaki Kinzoku Kogyo, whose silverware was used at the banquet for a recent Nobel Prize ceremony.
I got to try his horn, a near legendary nickel silver Kruspe that he played as his main instrument most of his career.
The kit follows the simple idea of using standard SMT-mounted clips, which come in a range of sizes, and then using a shielding can formed from two 80 x 60 x 0.3mm thick Nickel Silver sheets that are pre-scribed on a 5mm grid to allowing easy cutting and forming, enabling the engineer to produce a shield can of the required dimensions.
The letters EPNS on the rim mean the lid is of electro plated nickel silver.
The blades include an etching commemorating Remington's 200th anniversary and are tucked away in a 3 Vi" handle made from Green Jig Bone with brass liners and nickel silver bolsters and pins.
The 3-7/8-inch handle, with walnut inlays, is laser-etched with the Remington signature "R." The bolsters are nickel silver and include a lanyard hole.
In front of and behind the tsuba are two pieces of nickel silver called seppas, and in front of that is a one-piece copper habaki.''
Lipton, who died in 1986, didn't just use his medium (typically steel or brazed Monel metal coated with nickel silver).