Definition of speiss in English:

speiss

Syllabification: speiss
Pronunciation: /spīs
 
/

noun

  • A mixture of impure arsenides and antimonides of nickel, cobalt, iron, and other metals, produced in the smelting of cobalt and other ores.
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    • Mattes and speiss are also used as collector in smelts.

Origin

late 18th century: from German Speise 'food, amalgam'.

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