Details of word ALLOY

Definition of alloy

v. t. - Any combination or compound of metals fused together; a mixture of metals; for example, brass, which is an alloy of copper and zinc. But when mercury is one of the metals, the compound is called an amalgam.
v. t. - The quality, or comparative purity, of gold or silver; fineness.
v. t. - A baser metal mixed with a finer.
v. t. - Admixture of anything which lessens the value or detracts from; as, no happiness is without alloy.
v. t. - To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance; as, to alloy gold with silver or copper, or silver with copper.
v. t. - To mix, as metals, so as to form a compound.
v. t. - To abate, impair, or debase by mixture; to allay; as, to alloy pleasure with misfortunes.
v. t. - To form a metallic compound.

Word "alloy" contains 5 letters : A L L O Y

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