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base metal

any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum

base metal

[′bās ¦med·əl]
(chemistry)
Any of the metals on the lower end of the electrochemical series.
(metallurgy)
The metal that is to be worked.
The principal metal of an alloy.
Any metal that will oxidize when heated in air.
The metal of parts to be welded. Also known as parent metal.
Metal to which cladding or plating is applied. Also known as basis metal.

base metal

The metal to be welded or soldered (as distinguished from filler metal which is deposited during the joining process).
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formation of the basic metal industries was 164 or 4.
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