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Alloy vs. Stellite — What's the Difference?

Alloy vs. Stellite — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Alloy and Stellite

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Alloy

An alloy is an admixture of metals, or a metal combined with one or more other elements. For example, combining the metallic elements gold and copper produces red gold, gold and silver becomes white gold, and silver combined with copper produces sterling silver.
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Stellite

Stellite is a range of cobalt-chromium alloys designed for wear resistance. The alloys may also contain tungsten or molybdenum and a small, but important, amount of carbon.
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Alloy

A metallic solid or liquid that is composed of a homogeneous mixture of two or more metals or of metals and nonmetal or metalloid elements, usually for the purpose of imparting or increasing specific characteristics or properties
Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper.
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Stellite

Any of a range of alloys of cobalt and chromium.
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Alloy

A mixture; an amalgam
"Television news has ... always been an alloy of journalism and show business" (Bill Moyers).
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Stellite

A cobalt-base alloy with chromium and other metals; very hard; used to make cutting tools and for surfaces subject to heavy wear
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Alloy

The relative degree of mixture with a base metal; fineness.
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Alloy

Something added that lowers value or purity.
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Alloy

To combine (metals) to form an alloy.
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Alloy

To combine; mix
Idealism that was alloyed with political skill.
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Alloy

To debase by the addition of an inferior element.
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Alloy

A metal that is a combination of two or more elements, at least one of which is a metal.
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Alloy

(archaic) A metal of lesser value, mixed with a metal of greater value.
Gold without alloy
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Alloy

An admixture; something added which stains, taints etc.
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Alloy

(figurative) Fusion, marriage, combination.
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Alloy

To mix or combine; often used of metals.
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Alloy

To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance.
To alloy gold with silver or copper, or silver with copper
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Alloy

(figurative) To impair or debase by mixture.
To alloy pleasure with misfortunes
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Alloy

Any combination or compound of metals fused together; a mixture of metals; for example, brass, which is an alloy of copper and zinc. But when mercury is one of the metals, the compound is called an amalgam.
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Alloy

The quality, or comparative purity, of gold or silver; fineness.
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Alloy

A baser metal mixed with a finer.
Fine silver is silver without the mixture of any baser metal. Alloy is baser metal mixed with it.
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Alloy

Admixture of anything which lessens the value or detracts from; as, no happiness is without alloy.
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Alloy

To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance; as, to alloy gold with silver or copper, or silver with copper.
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Alloy

To mix, as metals, so as to form a compound.
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Alloy

To abate, impair, or debase by mixture; to allay; as, to alloy pleasure with misfortunes.
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Alloy

To form a metallic compound.
Gold and iron alloy with ease.
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Alloy

A mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten;
Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
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Alloy

The state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
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Alloy

Lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
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Alloy

Make an alloy of
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