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  • v. Present participle of alloy.


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  • Manganese, Magnesium and other metals used in alloying steel have seen export limits and taxes to keep both resources and jobs at home, yet they roam the world buying all they can get of other materials.

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  • Words we assumed to have fixed meaning slowly begin to lose meaning, begin to take on new sound and new sense, and, finally, return to a meaning that has been enriched with new alloying elements, both uncanny and astounding.

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  • “Aluminum for Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil is placed into alloying furnaces at the continuous cast plant in Hot Springs, Arkansas and heated until molten.”

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  • Let nothing stop this lavish spending of our budget surplus on middle class, union pay package jobs, from mining to slaging to smelting to alloying to smithing, let all our liberal trades harvest in jobs and pensionable hours. posted by Fenris Badwulf at 3: 18 AM

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  • By the mid 60s AD, Nero was alloying silver with cheaper metals, a process virtually impossible to detect.

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  • But UBS said in December that with demand expected to grow by 4.2%, the increasing supply of zinc, used in galvanizing and alloying, would tip the market into a 600,000-ton surplus in 2008, after a 200,000-ton deficit last year.

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  • Durdles unfeelingly takes out his two – foot rule, and measures the lines calmly, alloying them with stone – grit.

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  • More than two hours after the powder's discovery at about 11:30 a.m., fire-rescue officials identified the substance as tellurium, a poisonous alloying agent used in coloring glass and strengthening lead.

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  • Mittal told reporters at his company's Rotterdam headquarters this past week that the benefits of alloying the world's largest and second-largest steelmakers "are clearly there, if we keep our emotions aside."

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  • Mittal has long banged the drum for further allying and alloying between steelmakers to allow companies the flexibility to get to grips with the cyclical nature of the market.

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