silicon bronze

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silicon bronze a bronze with 2-3% silicon that is resistant to corrosion
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Usage

In literature:

At present, the Cowles company is engaged mostly in the producing of aluminum bronze and aluminum silver and silicon bronze.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885" by Various
It was the silicon bronze mainspring of his non-magnetic watch.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
There was a smooth hull of silicon bronze out yonder.
"The Aliens" by Murray Leinster
Some were silicon bronze.
"The Trouble with Telstar" by John Berryman
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In news:

420 layer ladder pattern, Birdseye Maple handle, Stainless guard and silicon bronze ferrule, stainless pins.
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