Definition of Speiss

1. n. A regulus consisting essentially of nickel, obtained as a residue in fusing cobalt and nickel ores with silica and sodium carbonate to make smalt.



2. n. Impure metallic arsenides, principally of iron, produced in copper and lead smelting.

Definition of Speiss

1. Noun. A mixed arsenide of iron (and cobalt, nickel, and copper) produced during the smelting of lead ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Speiss

1. a metallic mixture obtained in smelting certain ores [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Speiss

1. A regulus consisting essentially of nickel, obtained as a residue in fusing cobalt and nickel ores with silica and sodium carbonate to make smalt. Origin: Cf. G. Speise food, mixed metal for bells, etc Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speiss

speers
speight
speights
speil
speiled
speiling
speils
speir
speired
speiring
speirings
speirs
speise
speises
speiskobalt
speiss (current term)
speisses
spek
spekboom
spekbooms
speke
speks
spelaean
spelaeologist
spelaeology
speld
spelded
spelder
speldered
spelders

Literary usage of Speiss

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1. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1868)
"Illustrations of the Concentration of speiss produced by the Copper and Lead ... speiss resulting from the raw and concentration smelting of lead and copper ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Sir William Crookes, Bruno Kerl, Ernst Otto Röhring (1868)
"Illustrations of the Concentration of speiss produced by the Copper and Lead ... speiss resulting from the raw and concentration smelting of lead and copper ..."

3. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1907)
"EXTRACTION OF NICKEL FROM speiss The speiss is roasted dead, and then treated in the same way as dead roasted matte. In this roasting carbonaceous matter is ..."

4. The Metallurgy of Lead & Silver by Henry Francis Collins (1900)
"The use of speiss, however, must evidently be confined to such exceptional ... The term " speiss," however, has such a very definite meaning and has been in ..."

5. Notes on Assaying and Metallurgical Laboratory Experiments by Richard Walley Lodge (1911)
"If metal, speiss, matte, and slag were all present in one fusion, ... It seems rather doubtful in what condition the antimony and arsenic exist in a speiss. ..."

6. Notes on Assaying and Metallurgical Laboratory Experiments by Richard Walley Lodge (1906)
"If metal, speiss, matte, and slag were all present in one fusion, ... It seems rather doubtful in what condition the antimony and arsenic exist in a speiss. ..."

7. The Metallurgy of Lead & Silver by Henry Francis Collins (1899)
"Neill found that a rich speiss of nickel and cobalt could be made, while the reduced ... Cu ; while the rich nickel cobalt speiss contained 22-5 per cent. ..."

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