from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A silvery, hard, corrosion-resistant, ductile, malleable alloy of copper, nickel, and often zinc, used in tableware and as a structural material for hospital and restaurant equipment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the many names of the alloy best known in English as German silver, and in German as Nevsilber. See German silver, under silver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hard, corrosion-resistant alloy of copper, zinc and nickel used to make domestic silverware.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel


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