Definition of Tutania

1. Noun. (metallurgy) An alloy of copper, antimony, zinc and tin patented in 1770 by William Tutin, whose firm used it in commercial production of housewares. ¹



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Definition of Tutania

1. a type of Britannia metal [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tutania

tussor
tussore
tussores
tussors
tussuck
tussucks
tussur
tussurs
tut
tut-mouthed
tut-tut
tut-work
tut-workman
tut tut
tutamen
tutania (current term)
tutanias
tute
tutee
tutees
tutelage
tutelages
tutelar
tutelaries
tutelars
tutelary
tutelary deity
tutenag
tutenags
tutenague

Literary usage of Tutania

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

1. A Practical Gudie for the Manufacture of Metallic Alloys by André Franccois Victor Guettier, A. A. Fesquet (1872)
"We here give a few of these compounds :— English tutania (white metal). Copper 7 >Brasa 12 Zinc 3 j Tin 12 Bismuth 12 Antimony 12 48 The bismuth and the ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Spanish tutania, 8 oz. of scrap-iron or steel, 1 Ib. of antimony, and 3 oz. of nitre. The iron or steel must be healed to a white heat, and the antimony and ..."

3. Mackenzie's Ten Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1867)
"tutania or Britannia Metai. Melt together 4 oz. of plate-brass and 4 ок. tin When in fusion, add 4 oz. bismuth and 4 oz. regu- lus of antimony. ..."

4. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"Spanish tutania.—No. 1. 8 oz. of scrap iron or steel, 1 Ib. of antimony, and 3 oz. of nitre. The iron or steel must be heated to a white heat, ..."

5. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"Spanish tutania.—No. 1. 8 oz. of scrap iron or steel, I Ib. of antimony, and 3 oz. of nitre. The iron or steel must be heated to a white heat, ..."

6. The Engineer's & Mechanic's Encyclopeadia ...: The Machinery & Processes by Luke Hebert (1849)
"tutania, or Britannia Metal.—Four oz. plate brass, and 4oz. tin; ... Spanish tutania.—Eight oz. scrap iron, or steel, 1 Ib. antimony, and 3 oz. nitre. ..."

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