tambac


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tam·bac

 (tŏm′băk)
n.
Variant of tombac.

tambac

(ˈtæmbæk)
n
(Metallurgy) a variant spelling of tombac
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Noun1.tambac - an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gildingtambac - an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding
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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