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phosphor-bronze

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of bronze possessing great hardness, elasticity, and toughness, obtained by melting copper with tin phosphide. It contains one or two per cent of phosphorus and from five to fifteen per cent of tin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bronze.

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  • This elastic and durable alloy makes for great guitar strings.

    December 16, 2010