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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pewter(0.00999 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pewter.
English → English (WordNet)
n : any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other
metals (especially lead)
English → English (gcide)
Pewter \Pew"ter\, n. [OE. pewtyr, OF. peutre, peautre, piautre:
cf. D. peauter, piauter, It. peltro, Sp. & Pg. peltre, LL.
peutreum, pestrum. Cf. Spelter.]
1. A hard, tough, but easily fusible, alloy, originally
consisting of tin with a little lead, but afterwards
modified by the addition of copper, antimony, or bismuth.
2. Utensils or vessels made of pewter, as dishes, porringers,
drinking vessels, tankards, pots.
Note: Pewter was formerly much used for domestic utensils.
Inferior sorts contain a large proportion of lead.