type metal


type metal
an alloy for making printing types, consisting chiefly of lead and antimony, and sometimes small quantities of tin, copper, etc.
[1790-1800]

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  • Type metal — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • type metal — n. an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, and sometimes copper, used for making type, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Type metal — Type metal. См. Печатный металл. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Type metal — The term type metal (sometimes called hot metal ) represents a range of metal alloys that are used in traditional typefounding and mechanical typesetting. History Although the knowledge of casting soft metals in moulds was well established before …   Wikipedia

  • type metal — Гарт, Типографский сплав (Type alloy, Type metal)     Гарт от нем. Hartblei твёрдый свинец     Сплав свинца, сурьмы и олова, используемый для отливки литер [буква в металле] шрифта, пробельных и других элементов металлического набора …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • type metal — hartas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pb, Sn ir Sb spaustuvinis lydinys. atitikmenys: angl. type alloy; type metal rus. гарт; типографский сплав …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • type metal — spaustuvinis lydinys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pb arba Zn lydinys su kitais spalvotaisiais metalais, naudojamas spausdinimui. atitikmenys: angl. type alloy; type metal rus. гарт; типографский металл; типографский сплав ryšiai:… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • type metal — noun an alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing type • Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal • Hyponyms: ↑type slug, ↑slug …   Useful english dictionary

  • type metal — noun A metal alloy that is used in traditional typefounding and mechanical typesetting …   Wiktionary

  • type metal — noun Printing an alloy of lead, tin, and antimony, used for casting type …   English new terms dictionary


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