spelter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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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