Admiralty metal



an alloy of not less than 70 percent copper, about 1 percent tin, small amounts of other elements, and the balance zinc; tin brass.

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  • Admiralty cloth

    melton cloth, used for coats and jackets, especially for the naval service.

  • Admiralty house

    noun the official residence of the Governor General of Australia, in Sydney Historical Examples We arrived some time before the two cruisers conveying the party were due, so we proceeded to admiralty house. Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 Sir Stanley Maude In the grounds of the admiralty house curious instances of unconformable strata are laid […]



  • Admiralty inlet

    an arm of the Pacific Ocean in NW Washington, at the entry to Puget Sound. Historical Examples Caribou: Craig, 1927: 22 (Admiralty Inlet; former abundance; depletion by hunting). The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin Francis Harper

  • Admiralty islands

    a group of islands in the SW Pacific, N of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. About 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km). Historical Examples Mr. Mosely describes the same method of ornamenting the body as he observed it amongst the men of the Admiralty Islands. The Solomon Islands and Their Natives H. B. […]



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