Pot metal

Technique for making stained glass by adding one or more metallic oxides to molten glass. -

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  • Pot metal — Pot metal, also known as monkey metal, white metal or die cast zinc, is a slang term that refers to alloys that consist of inexpensive, low melting point metals used to make fast, inexpensive castings. There is no scientific metallurgical… …   Wikipedia

  • Pot metal — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pot metal — noun 1. cast iron used for making cooking wares • Hypernyms: ↑cast iron 2. an alloy of copper and lead used especially for making large pots • Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot metal — 1. an alloy of copper and lead, formerly used for making plumbing fixtures, bearings, etc. 2. cast iron of a quality suitable for making pots. 3. a low grade nonferrous alloy used for die casting. 4. Glassmaking. a. glass colored by being mixed… …   Universalium

  • pot metal — /ˈpɒt mɛtl/ (say pot metl) noun 1. an alloy of copper and lead formerly used in plumbing fixtures. 2. Glassmaking glass coloured while it is being fused …   Australian English dictionary

  • pot metal — An alloy that is cast as a unit. It is relatively inexpensive to make, but is easily subject to breakage …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • pot-metal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pot — Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot cheese — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot companion — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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