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alloynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈæl.ɔɪ/  us   /ˈæl.ɔɪ/
a ​metal that is made by ​mixing two or more ​metals, or a ​metal and another ​substance: Brass is an alloy ofcopper and ​zinc. alloy ​wheels

alloyverb [T]

uk   /əˈlɔɪ/  us   /əˈlɔɪ/ literary
(Definition of alloy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alloynoun [C]

 us   /ˈælˌɔɪ, əˈlɔɪ/
chemistry a ​metal that is made by ​mixing together two or more ​metals, or a ​metal and another ​substance
(Definition of alloy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alloy”
in Spanish aleación…
in Vietnamese hợp kim…
in Malaysian aloi…
in Thai โลหะผสม…
in French alliage…
in German die Legierung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合金…
in Turkish alaşım…
in Russian сплав…
in Indonesian campuran logam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合金…
in Polish stop…
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