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Monel Syllabification: Mo·nel
Pronunciation: /mōˈnel/
(also Monel metal)

Definition of Monel in English:


A nickel-copper alloy with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion.
Example sentences
  • Clad steels can have as the cladding material of nickel base alloys such as Monel and Inconel, copper-nickel, and copper.
  • Nickel 200, Monel 400 and similar alloys will remain bright and free from discoloration when heated and cooled in a reducing atmosphere.
  • The same situation applies also to the welding of Inconel or Monel to stainless steels.


Early 20th century: named after Ambrose Monell (died 1921), US businessman.

Words that rhyme with Monel

atonal, Donal, hormonal, patronal, polytonal, tonal, zonal

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