spelter

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Etymology[edit]

Related to, and perhaps derived from, Middle Dutch speauter. Possibly related to pewter.

Noun[edit]

spelter (usually uncountable, plural spelters)

  1. (uncountable) Zinc, often in blocks or ingot form.
  2. (uncountable, countable) Zinc alloyed with another metal (especially copper), used as a solder.
  3. (countable) An objet d'art made from zinc.

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