Definition of Terne

1. an alloy of lead and tin [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terne

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ternary alloy
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ternary name
ternary operator
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ternate
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terne (current term)
terned
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ternions
ternovite
terns
teroxide
terp
terpene
terpene carbocyclase

Literary usage of Terne

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

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1901)
"... value of the 3,41.08-2734 pounds of tin and terne plate produced by these 25 establishments for the year was . ..."

2. Directory of Iron and Steel Works of the United States and Canada by American Iron and Steel Institute, American Iron and Steel Association (1894)
"Aliquippa Tin Plate Company, 25 Sixth ave., Pittsburgh. Works at Aliquippa, Beaver county. Built in 1892 ; first tin and terne plates made in August, ..."

3. Directory of Iron and Steel Works of the United States and Canada by American Iron and Steel Institute, American Iron and Steel Association (1896)
"Chicago oflice, 1003 Rookery Building; Cleveland office, 508-9 Gar- field Building. Built in 1894 ; first tin and terne plates made in November, ..."

4. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1892)
"Classified according to the fuel used, the furnaces were as follows :— Production of Tin and terne Plates.—The official return shows that during the fiscal ..."

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