an alloy of from 55 to 61 percent copper with from 39 to 45 percent zinc.
to put or arrange in order. to express by or furnish with an . verb (transitive) to arrange in conventional alphabetical order to express by an alphabet v. 1866, from alphabet + -ize. Related: Alphabetized; alphabetizing.
- Alpha blocker
any of various substances that interfere with the action of the alpha receptors. noun any of various drugs that prevent the stimulation of alpha-adrenergic receptors that increase blood pressure Usage Note medicine
- Alpha brass
any alloy of copper and zinc, a homogeneous solid solution containing more than 64 percent copper.
- Alpha carotene
alpha carotene alpha carotene n. An isomer of carotene.