Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An alloy of iron and zinc, easily obtainable by dissolving the former metal in melted zinc at a high temperature. Such an alloy is used as the means of introducing iron into copper-zinc and copper-tin alloys.

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  • The zinc-iron alloy is very brittle, and contains by analysis 6 per cent of iron, and is used to cast small art ornaments from.

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  • Galvanised iron which has been injured during the joint-making presents a zinc-iron couple to the water, but the zinc protects the iron; if a lead solder is present, the iron will begin to corrode immediately the zinc has disappeared.

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  • Galvanneal: Steel with zinc-iron alloy surface created by wiping or heat-treating hot-dipped galvanized (invented by Bethlehem Steel).

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  • Among commodity groups, delivery woes are cited for many specialty materials-ranging from galvannealed (zinc-iron coated) sheet metal to special-purpose grinding wheels, from specialized pigments to ultrapure selenium, from specialty transformers to custom connectors.

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  • Galvanneal: Steel with zinc-iron alloy surface created by wiping or heat-treating hot-dipped galvanized (invented by Bethlehem Steel).

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  • Galvanize GAL-vuh-nyze (verb) To stimulate with an electric current; to excite or be excited as if by an electric shock; to coat (iron or steel) with zinc, especially to immerse in molten zinc to produce a coating of zinc-iron alloy -- www. merriam-webster.com

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  • * 2: to excite or be excited as if by an electric shock especially: to immerse in molten zinc to produce a coating of zinc-iron alloy

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