cartridge brass

cartridge brass
an alloy of copper and zinc (containing about 30% zinc) that is wrought into cartridges or tubing
Hypernyms: ↑brass

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: a wrought brass containing usually about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc and having sufficient ductility and other properties to stand the severe mechanical treatment necessary in making cartridge cases

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brass composed of about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc.

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cartridge brass,
a highly ductile brass containing about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc, used in making cartridge cases and musical instruments.

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