Meaning of alloy
- a metal made by combining two or more metallic elements, especially to give greater strength or resistance to corrosion.
an alloy of nickel, bronze, and zinc
- mix (metals) to make an alloy.
alloying tin with copper to make bronze
late 16th century: from Old French aloi (noun) and French aloyer (verb), both from Old French aloier, aleier ‘combine’, from Latin alligare ‘bind’. In early use the term denoted the comparative purity of gold or silver; the sense ‘mixture of metals’ arose in the mid 17th century.
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Hyphenation of alloy
- It consists of 2 syllables and 5 chars.
- alloy is a word disyllabic because it has two syllables
Meaning a substance made by mixing other substances together:
Meaning two or more different qualities, things, or people placed, combined, or considered together:
Meaning a mixture or blend:
Meaning the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity:
Meaning a thing formed by melding; a combination:
Meaning a mixture of different substances or other things:
Meaning a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture:
Meaning a joining or merging of different parts or qualities in which the component elements are individually distinct:
Meaning a thing made up of several parts or elements:
Meaning the action of joining together or the fact of being joined together, especially in a political context:
Meaning combine or unite to form one organization or structure:
Meaning join or blend to form a single entity:
Meaning join or merge to form a single unit or substance:
Meaning come or bring together for a common purpose or action:
Meaning mix together:
Meaning mix or mingle together:
Meaning mix (something) with something else:
Translation of alloy
Anagrams of alloy
Words that rhyme with alloy
Graphalloy, Malloy, Nitralloy, Permalloy, ferroalloy, graphalloy, octoalloy, permalloy, superalloy, zircalloy, Molloy, Mulloy