Definition of nickel brass in English:

nickel brass

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noun

[mass noun]
  • An alloy of copper, zinc, and a small amount of nickel.
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    • In the mid 1970's large quantities of nickel brass five and ten cents coins were being melted due to the scarcity of brass.
    • In the UK's nickel brass coinage (the twelve-sided threepenny piece) the alloy was Cu 79%, Zn 20%, Ni 1%.
    • I just don't see the benefits to justify buying nickel brass.

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