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  1. bell metalnoun

    bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tin; used in making bells


  1. bell metalnoun

    A hard alloy of about three parts of copper to one of tin, used for making bells.


  1. bell metal

    Bell metal is typically a type of bronze with a high tin content, usually in the ratio of 4:1 of copper to tin (80% copper, 20% tin). It is named such because it is often used in the casting of bells due to its high resistance to corrosion, superior resonance and excellent casting properties. The higher tin content provides a resonant quality that makes the alloy an ideal material for making bells and other musical instruments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bell metal

    a hard alloy or bronze, consisting usually of about three parts of copper to one of tin; -- used for making bells


  1. Bell metal

    Bell metal is a hard alloy used for making bells and related instruments, such as cymbals. It is a form of bronze, usually approximately 4:1 ratio of copper to tin. Bell metal ore is a sulfide of tin, copper, and iron called stannite.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bell metal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bell metal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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