[mang-guh-nin] /ˈmæŋ gə nɪn/

a brand name for an alloy of copper, manganese, and nickel, having various electrical applications.
trademark an alloy of copper containing manganese (13–18 per cent) and nickel (1–4 per cent): it has a high electrical resistance that does not vary greatly with temperature and is used in resistors


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