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  • noun Plural form of alloy.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of alloy.


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  • My group studied nuclear quadrupole interactions in alloys and imperfect ionic crystals, discovered the anisotropy of the Knight shift in noncubic metals, the scalar and tensor indirect nuclear spin-spin coupling in metals and insulators, the existence of different temperatures of the Zeeman, exchange and dipolar energies in ferromagnetic relaxation, and a variety of cross relaxation phenomena.

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  • But to learn about the properties of nickel and its compounds and alloys is useless unless, as I have said, the interested potential customer is able to buy the material he needs in the form he needs from conveniently located sources, of supply.

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  • The term alloys refers to a combination of two or more metals.

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  • He discussed the splitting of atomic energy levels when an atom is inserted into a crystal, he did some work on the theory of metals, and especially he developed a theory of the order and disorder in alloys.

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  • Iron and steel and their alloys are the most generally used of the metals.

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  • The combinations of metals with each other are called alloys; thus brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; bronze, of copper and tin,  &c.

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  • The company said Friday the alloys are a new class of materials that can be used in making fan blades or low pressure compressor blades in jet engines or for low-weight but high-strength automotive components.

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  • "But, they are working with aluminium and other alloys, which is expensive, time consuming, energy intensive," said Niemoeller. News Feed

  • Last year, Australia blocked a Chinese firm's bid for control of a company that was developing a mine for rare-earth elements, which are used in products such as alloys, electronics and computer monitors.

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  • When it occurs, it is probably derived, as Vigouroux has suggested, from "alloys" of silicon with calcium, magnesium, and aluminium in the carbide.

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