Definition of Alnico

1. Noun. Trade name for an alloy used to make high-energy permanent magnets; contains aluminum and iron and nickel plus cobalt or copper or titanium.

Generic synonyms: Alloy, Metal



Definition of Alnico

1. Noun. An alloy of aluminium, nickel and cobalt (named for their chemical symbols Al, Ni and Co respectively), sometimes alloyed with smaller amounts of iron, copper, titanium and used primarily in the manufacture of magnets. ¹

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Definition of Alnico

1. an alloy containing aluminum, nickel, and cobalt [n -COS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alnico

almucantar
almucantars
almuce
almuces
almud
almude
almudes
almuds
almug
almugs
alnage
alnager
alnagers
alnages
alnespirone
alnico (current term)
alnicos
alocasia
alod
alodia
alodial
alodium
alodiums
alods
alodyne
alodynes
aloe
aloe-emodin
aloe family
aloed

Literary usage of Alnico

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1. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Science ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"This led to the aluminum-nickel-cobalt-iron (alnico) magnets still widely used today. The later development of ceramic barium and strontium fer- rite ..."

2. Coalescence by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"The only difference between using ordinary magnets like ‘alnico' and for instance, ‘samarian cobalt', is that you get greater energy output from the ..."

3. Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville by Grace Elizabeth King (1892)
"... and alnico, on the east of it. The feasting, singing, and dancing — Canadians no whit behind the Indians in the two latter — lasted until midnight. ..."

4. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"For many years alnico magnets (iron-cobalt-nickel alloys with minor additions of aluminum and copper) were used for this purpose. ..."

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