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Meaning of PHOSPHOR BRONZE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a corrosion-resistant bronze containing phosphorus; used in bearings and gears
 
 See Also: bronze

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phos"phor-bronze`\, n. [Phosphor + bronze.]
(Metal.)
A variety of bronze possessing great hardness, elasticity,
and toughness, obtained by melting copper with tin phosphide.
It contains one or two per cent of phosphorus and from five
to fifteen per cent of tin.

 

 

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