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alloy

Alloy is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter Y for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) The quality or comparative purity of gold or silver; fineness.
(v. t.) A baser metal mixed with a finer.
(v. t.) Admixture of anything which lessens the value or detracts from; as no happiness is without alloy.
(v. t.) To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance; as to alloy gold with silver or copper or silver with copper.

Syllable Information

The word alloy is a 5 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for alloy is: al-loy



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