pot metal


pot metal
noun
1. cast iron used for making cooking wares
Hypernyms: ↑cast iron
2. an alloy of copper and lead used especially for making large pots
Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal

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noun
1.
a. : an alloy of copper and lead used especially for making large vessels
b. : a cast iron used for making pots and other hollow ware
2.
a. : glass that is melted in a pot
b. : stained glass whose colors are incorporated with melted glass in the pot

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1. an alloy of copper and lead, formerly used for making plumbing fixtures, bearings, etc.
2. cast iron of a quality suitable for making pots.
3. a low-grade nonferrous alloy used for die casting.
4. Glassmaking.
a. glass colored by being mixed with stained glass during fusion.
b. glass melted in a pot.
[1685-95]

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pot metal noun
1. An alloy of copper and lead
2. Scraps of old iron pots, etc
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Main Entry:pot

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