Definition of Paktong

1. Noun. An alloy of zinc, copper and nickel, closely resembling silver, of Chinese origin; any of a number of similar alloys developed in imitation of the Chinese product. ¹



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Definition of Paktong

1. nickel-silver [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paktong

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Literary usage of Paktong

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1849)
"... and paktong, a complete collection of all that is known about these strange metals, with notes on other alloys in domestic use during the 18th century. ..."

2. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"... n. native copper arsenide, domey- kite; white copper (paktong, German silver, etc.). Weissleder, n. white leather, tawed leather. weisslich, a. whitish. ..."

3. Descriptive Chemistry by Lyman Churchill Newell (1909)
"... (or paktong) ¡sa variety of German silver. The nickel coins of Germany and the United States contain 75 per cent copper and 25 per cent nickel. ..."

4. The Geography and Resources of Arizona and Sonora: An Address Before the by Sylvester Mowry (1863)
"I had hoped that it might be a counterpart of the " paktong" of China, or the white copper ..."

5. Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango. With a by Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton (1881)
"... has great interest attached to it, as the cause of its abandonment was the fact of its producing white copper, something like the " paktong " of China, ..."

6. Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango ; with a by Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton (1883)
"... as the cause of its abandonment was the fact of its producing white copper, something like the " paktong" of China, or the white copper of ..."

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