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Alpha Brass

Definition of the noun alpha brass

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  1. an alloy of brass and zinc; used mainly for cold working
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: brass = an alloy of copper and zinc

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Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Alpha Brass A solidsolution phase of one or more alloying elements and copper having the same crystal lattice as copper. Alpha Brasses Brasses containing up to about 37% zinc. They are single, alpha phase and are readily cold worked ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

tear gas, top brass, trespass, vinasse, wheatgrass, wineglass, wise-ass, world- class, zebrass; alpha brass, Amen glass, antique glass, beta brass, biomass, boarding pass, bottle glass, burning glass, business class, cabin class, camel grass, ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Industrial Technology (2012)

Materials, Processes and Equipment by David F. Tver

The yellow alpha brass is the most ductile of all the brasses, and ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

alpha brass Metallurgy, a copper-zinc alloy, the crystal structure of which is face-centered cubic. The maximum zinc content of alpha brass is approximately 37%. Alpha Canis Majoris see Sikhs, Alpha Canis Minoris ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

alpha brass. A solid-solution phase of one or more alloying elements in copper having the same crystal lattice as copper. alpha case. The oxygen-, nitrogen-, or carbon-enriched a- stabilized, surface in titanium resulting from ...

Google previewDictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (2004)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow

alpha brass A copper–zinc alloy which contains more than 64 per cent copper.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Materials Science (2002)

Structure and Characterization of Polycrystalline Materials by Vladimir Novikov

alpha brass Brass with only one phase constituent, that is, a Cu-based solid solution. ambipolar diffusion Coupled ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

alpha brass, in which the content of zinc is less than 36% and in which the zinc is dissolved in the copper, imparting to the alloy the basic structure of copper; (2) beta brass, in which the content ...

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