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ˈtɒm bæktombac

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tombac, tombak, tambacnoun

    an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding

Wiktionary

  1. tombacnoun

    A brass alloy also known as red-bronze. Term used where zinc content is below 28%. Usually consists of 84-90 % zinc and 16-10% copper, sometimes including arsenic to mimic gold. Also called German brass or Dutch brass.

Wikipedia

  1. Tombac

    Tombac, or tombak, is a brass alloy with high copper content and 5–20% zinc content. Tin, lead or arsenic may be added for colouration. It is a cheap malleable alloy mainly used for medals, ornament, decoration and some munitions. In older use, the term may apply to brass alloy with a zinc content as high as 28–35%.

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  1. tombac

    Tombac, also known as red brass or bronze, is a brass alloy with high copper content and 5-20% zinc content. It's named after a town in Indonesia and is often used in the manufacturing of decorative items, medals, and imitation gold jewelry due to its gold-like appearance. Modern tombac is used to make costume jewelry, tokens, and official badges. It's also used in the mint to manufacture coins.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tombacnoun

    an alloy of copper and zinc, resembling brass, and containing about 84 per cent of copper; -- called also German, / Dutch, brass. It is very malleable and ductile, and when beaten into thin leaves is sometimes called Dutch metal. The addition of arsenic makes white tombac

Wikidata

  1. Tombac

    Tombac, as it is spelled in French, or Tombak, is a brass alloy with high copper content and 5-20% zinc content. Tin, lead or arsenic may be added for colouration. It is a cheap malleable alloy mainly used for medals, ornament, decoration and some munitions. In older use, the term may apply to brass alloy with a zinc content as high as 28%-35%.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tombac

    tom′bak, n. a name given to an alloy of copper and zinc like Prince's metal, or to an alloy of copper and arsenic.—Also Tom′bak. [Malay tāmbaga, copper.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tombac in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tombac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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