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terne

Saltos de línea: terne
Pronunciación: /təːn
 
/

Definición de terne en inglés:

sustantivo

1 (also terne metal) [mass noun] A lead alloy containing about 20 per cent tin and often some antimony.
Example sentences
  • Long terne steel sheet is carbon steel sheet that has been continuously coated by various hot dip processes with terne metal.
  • Standing seam metal roofs of copper or terne metal are found on many older homes and are a good choice for those who want to maintain that original appearance.
  • This material is commonly known as terne and is used where ease of solderability and a degree of corrosion resistance are desirable.
1.1 (also terne plate) Thin sheet iron or steel coated with terne.
Example sentences
  • In addition, any moisture that is trapped between the terne plate and paint film can be a source of oxygen.
  • The earlier systems could only weld terne plate, and the accuracy of the welded assembly was a problem.
  • Sheet metal, lead, copper, zinc, tin plate, terne plate, and galvanized iron have all been used as roofing materials.

Origen

mid 19th century (denoting terne plate): probably from French terne 'dull, tarnished'.

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