Definition of Oreide

1. Noun. Alloy of copper and tin and zinc; used in imitation gold jewelry.

Exact synonyms: Oroide
Generic synonyms: Alloy, Metal



Definition of Oreide

1. n. See Oroide.

Definition of Oreide

1. Noun. (alternative form of oroide) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oreide

1. oroide [n -S] - See also: oroide

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oreide

ore tenus
oread
oreades
oreads
orebodies
orebody
orecchiette
orectic
orective
oregano
oreganos
oregon grape
oregonite
oregovomab
oreibasia
oreide (current term)
oreides
orenda
oreo
oreodon
oreodont
oreodonts
oreographic
oreography
oreology
oreoselin
oreosoma
ores
oreshoot

Literary usage of Oreide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mixed Metals: Or, Metallic Alloys by Arthur Horseman Hiorns (1890)
"French oreide— Copper . . 90 85 •5 . 8275 Zinc . . 10 14-5 16-40 Tin . ... According to an old recipe oreide is prepared in the following manner: " Melt 100 ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"Castings made of oreide are cleansed with an ordinary pickle of sulphuric acid and water to ... The manufacture of oreide has been recently commenced at ..."

3. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, William Ripley Nichols, Charles Robert Cross (1858)
"Castings made of oreide are cleansed with an ordinary pickle of sulphuric acid ... The manufacture of oreide has been recently commenced at Waterbury, Conn. ..."

4. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"Brass Common Brass Wire Masonic Gold Common High Muntz Metal Bath Metal Brazing Solder Strong Brass Solder leaded oreide Wire Watch Brass Swivel Connection ..."

5. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1862)
"Mr. Seely exhibited a specimen of the oreide from which cheap jewelry is now made in large quantities: It consists merely of a brass in which the zinc and ..."

6. Ures̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines: Containing a Clear by Andrew Ure (1867)
"The oreide has a fine grain, malleable, takes a most brilliant polish, and has it; complexion restored by the use of acidulated water. ORICHALCUM. ..."

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