alloy

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
alloy

Plural
alloys

  1. An alloy is made by mixing one metal with another metal or a metalloid.
    Steel is an alloy made by mixing iron and carbon together.

Verb[change]

Plain form
alloy

Third-person singular
alloys

Past tense
alloyed

Past participle
alloyed

Present participle
alloying

  1. To alloy means to mix metals together to make an alloy.
  2. To alloy ideas means to combine them together.
  3. To alloy means to mix an item with something else that makes it less pure and not as valuable.