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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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(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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an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, usu. white and used for utensils and drawing instruments; nickel silver.
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