Definition of spelter in English:

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spelter

Pronunciation: /ˈspɛltə/

noun

[mass noun]
1Commercial crude smelted zinc.
1.1A solder or other alloy in which zinc is the main constituent.

Origin

Mid 17th century: compare with Old French espeautre, Middle Dutch speauter; related to pewter.

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