pewter definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous silver-gray alloys of tin with various levels of antimony, copper, and sometimes lead, made use of extensively for good home utensils and tableware.
    • Pewter articles thought to be an organization.
    • An alloy of approximately 93–98% tin, 1–2% copper, and the balance of antimony.
    • An alloy of tin and lead.
    • items manufactured from pewter.
    • A dark, dull grey colour, like that for the material.
    • a tough, tough, but effortlessly fusible, alloy, initially comprising tin with a little lead, but after ward customized by adding copper, antimony, or bismuth.
    • Utensils or vessels manufactured from pewter, as meals, porringers, drinking vessels, tankards, pots.
    • An alloy of four elements of tin with among lead.
    • A vessel made from pewter; a tankard; a beerpot.
    • Collectively, vessels made from pewter.
    • cash; prize-money.
    • A material made from calcined tin, found in polishing marble.
    • some of different alloys of tin with a small amount of various other metals (especially lead)
  • adjective:
    • Of a dark, dull grey colour, like this of this steel.

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