alloy - definitions and synonyms

alloy verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

    Synonyms:

    debase
  2. English Meaning: 

    : make an alloy of

alloy noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten

    Example Sentenses:

    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

    Synonyms:

    metal
  2. English Meaning: 

    : the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something

    Synonyms:

    admixture