A common alloy is brass, made from copper and zinc. From LearnThat.org.
Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
The term alloy steel, from the steel maker's point of view, refers largely to nickel and chromium steel or a combination of both. From Wordnik.com. [The Working of Steel Annealing, Heat Treating and Hardening of Carbon and Alloy Steel] Reference
Plus, the iron alloy is much thinner, meaning it can even be used for brain stents. From Wordnik.com. [Elastic Iron Alloy Could be Used to Make Earthquake-Proof Buildings | Inhabitat] Reference
The alloy is widely used in instruments of precision, such as thermostats and pendulums of astronomic clocks. From Wordnik.com. [Charles-Edouard Guillaume - Biography] Reference
Electrons flow through this material more easily than through silicon alone, especially when the alloy is cooled. From Wordnik.com. [Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Super-fast chips] Reference
Old-line jeweler acquaintances have given him a hard time about the cleverly titled alloy, Mr. Weaver admits. From Wordnik.com. [Jeweler Diversifies to Bring Back Sales Luster] Reference
No facility exists to melt out the lead alloy, which is itself lethally toxic, and extract the spent fuel rods. From Wordnik.com. [The New Republic - All Feed] Reference
Is that a SS barrel or is it also some kind of alloy?. From Wordnik.com. [You Saw It Here First] Reference
The alloy is a product of a technology mankind doesn’t possess. From Wordnik.com. [Thirst No. 3] Reference
Already of this coin the alloy and weight. From Wordnik.com. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864] Reference
They're very light, very strong; some kind of alloy steel. From Wordnik.com. [Time Crime] Reference
Ours, and all our tools of war, are formed of an alloy which is immune from the magic. ". From Wordnik.com. [The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life] Reference
500-MIL alloy which is the first new armor plate product released to the market in over 40 years. From Wordnik.com. [SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page] Reference
This metal, or alloy, very closely resembles platinum. From Wordnik.com. [Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets] Reference
That's because the shiny alloy interferes with cellular reception. From Wordnik.com. [More hot ringers] Reference
And there are 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, with a rare full-size spare. From Wordnik.com. [ROAD TEST: 2005 NISSAN X-TERRA] Reference
Towards the end of 1909 a new aluminium alloy was discovered, known as duralumin. From Wordnik.com. [British Airships, Past, Present, and Future] Reference
The metal known as calcium bronze, which is now so common, is an alloy of calcium. From Wordnik.com. [The Dominion in 1983] Reference
We see our first lead/tin alloy tubes shortly after ... now we're really getting somewhere. From Wordnik.com. [Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.: The History of Toothpaste: From 5000 BC to the Present] Reference
"Facebook was originally a classic 'alloy,' bonding the Internet and the real world," he says. From Wordnik.com. [Facebook Grows Up] Reference
Although it glitters like the real thing, it's actually an alloy of manganese, brass and copper. From Wordnik.com. [Freshly Minted Coin To Toss Out Susie B.] Reference
ModBook is of the slate variety, with the display frame made of aircraft quality magnesium alloy. From Wordnik.com. [Macworld: Hands-on with the ModBook Mac tablet, and a look at the best iPod accessory ever] Reference
The copper-alloy technology, called CIGS, has been tested in corporate and government labs for years. From Wordnik.com. [Ten Eco-Friendly Companies] Reference
(You do get iPod control and alloy wheels on the Fit Sport; the cheaper base Fit lacks cruise control.). From Wordnik.com. [Personal Picks: Small cars] Reference
India needs new steel plants to meet growing demand for the alloy from automobiles and construction sectors. From Wordnik.com. [India Halts Land Purchases for Korean Plant] Reference
Our Premium plus model adds HID headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, and an iPod controller. From Wordnik.com. [Just In: Audi A5, Infiniti G37, and Lexus IS convertibles] Reference
Trailer frames are generally made of steel, but more expensive models may be aluminum alloy, which can be lighter. From Wordnik.com. [Tips for buying a bike-mounted seat or trailer] Reference
The alloy that fused Jimmy to Betta was worn down by the death of his father, his mother's desertion, the unendable war in Vietnam. From Wordnik.com. [Creatures: A Memoir] Reference
The 40D is much more durable, with its tougher magnesium alloy exterior, compared to the Rebel's plastic-like, polycarbonate exterior. From Wordnik.com. [Canon EOS 40D digital SLR: First impressions] Reference
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