Definition of Albata

1. n. A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See German silver, under German.



Definition of Albata

1. Noun. a white alloy of copper, nickel and zinc, once used to make cheap cutlery etc ¹

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Definition of Albata

1. an alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Albata

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alb
alba
albaconazole
albacore
albacores
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albarelli
albarello
albarium
albariza
albas
albaspine
albaspines
albata (current term)
albatas
albatross
albatross around one's neck
albatross round one's neck
albatrosses
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Literary usage of Albata

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"Argentine, albata, or German silver, unmanufactured, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. year prior to July first, eighteen hundred and ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1899)
"All the adult shells, with the exception of var. albata, have the round dark spots on the margin ... Without bands or spots of any kind,— var. albata. NOTE. ..."

3. The Art of Sketching from Nature by Thomas Leeson Rowbotham (1870)
"Round Wire bound Siberian Flat Dyed Sable in albata Plat Dyed Sable in Tin Hound Dyed Sable in albata Hound Dyed Sable in Tin . Flat Red Sable in albata . ..."

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