Definition of Tambac

1. Noun. An alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding.

Exact synonyms: Tombac, Tombak
Generic synonyms: Alloy, Metal



Definition of Tambac

1. n. See Tombac.

Definition of Tambac

1. Noun. (obsolete form of tombac) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tambac

1. tombac [n -S] - See also: tombac

Medical Definition of Tambac

1. See Tombac. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tambac

tamarillos
tamarin
tamarind
tamarind tree
tamarindo
tamarinds
tamarins
tamaris
tamarisk
tamarisk family
tamarisk gerbil
tamarisks
tamarugite
tamasha
tamashas
tambac (current term)
tambacs
tambak
tambaks
tambala
tambalas
tamber
tambers
tambon
tamborine
tambou
tambour
tambour sound
tamboura

Literary usage of Tambac

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1. A Commentary on the Authorized English Version of the Gospel According to St by Francis Henry Dunwell (1872)
"It is called tambac, and is the heart IT innermost part of the aloe tree, ... and though of inferior value to the tambac, is much esteemed ; the part next ..."

2. Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and by John Pinkerton, Samuel Vince, Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"Yet some copper mines were discovered, which yielded a small proportion of gold : and a larger proportion constituted the metal called tambac. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Numismatic Names, Their Official and Popular Designations by Albert Romer Frey (1917)
"The Sueldos, Reales, etc., were formerly frequently cut into eighths or segments, and the name TamaƱo was applied to these pieces. tambac-tron. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences (1816)
"... tambac, and is the heart, ... imported into Europe, and, though of inferior value to the tambac, ..."

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