from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given to several metallic compounds, mostly alloys of copper, used in modern silverware; also, a Japanese alloy much used in decorative metal-work.
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He'd been a middling student who never went to college, says Rubin, leaning back in a red-metal Prouvé Kangaroo chair surrounded by his collection of artwork and one-of-a-kind furniture.
The sun on a stone wall—yellow, gold, bronze, red-metal—shaded through and was gone in moments.
A collapsible bike pitted against fume-belching spray-spewing red-metal monster.
Its oval stone was of white porcelain, mounted in a red-metal bezel.
Ken-Mac Metals and Clark Metals for aluminum and stainless steel; Thyseen Specialty Steels for stainless and specialty steels distribution; red-metal distribution giant Copper
Ken-Mac Metals and Clark Metals for aluminum and stainless steel; Thyseen Specialty Steels for stainless and specialty steels distribution; red-metal distribution giant Copper & Brass Sales, and TMX Aerospace Group for the special metals required by aviation and aerospace firms.
The U.S. accounts for 20% of refined copper use, so the state of manufacturing is important to the world red-metal market, notes analyst Peter Hollands at Bloomsbury Minerals Economics in London.