cupronickel

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cupronickel

any ductile corrosion-resistant copper alloy containing up to 40 per cent nickel: used in coins, condenser tubes, turbine blades, etc.
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cupronickel

[¦kyü·prō′nik·əl]
(metallurgy)
A copper-base alloy with 10-30% nickel and small amounts of manganese and iron; used in industrial and marine installations as condenser and heat-exchanger tubing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The first 10 correct entries drawn from our postbag after the closing date of August 15 receive silver coins; the next 250 will get cupro nickel ones.