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Any of various whitish alloys, such as pewter, that contain high percentages of tin or lead. Also called Babbitt metal.
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(Metallurgy) any of various alloys, such as Babbitt metal, used for bearings. Also called: antifriction metal
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any of various light-colored alloys, as Babbitt metal or Britannia metal.
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|Noun||1.||white metal - an alloy (often of lead or tin base) used for bearings|
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