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alloy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈæl.ɔɪ/ us  
a metal that is made by mixing two or more metals, or a metal and another substance: Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. alloy wheels

alloy

verb [T] uk   /əˈlɔɪ/ literary us  
to spoil something or reduce it in value: My pleasure in receiving the letter was somewhat alloyed by its contents.
Translations of “alloy”
in Spanish aleación…
in French alliage…
in German die Legierung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合金…
in Russian сплав…
in Turkish alaşım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合金…
in Polish stop…
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