alloy (something) with

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alloy (something) with

1. Literally, to melt different metals together. Can I alloy this metal with copper?
2. By extension, to combine two things (typically two aspects or traits of someone or something). Ellen has been so successful because she alloyed her dedication with her natural talent.
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alloy something with something

 
1. Lit. to combine one molten metal into another molten metal. Is it possible to alloy copper with nickel? The copper has been alloyed \ with nickel.
2. Fig. to combine one quality or attribute with another. She alloyed her courage with a helping of wisdom. Her courage has been alloyed with wisdom.
See also: alloy
References in classic literature ?
But to the knowledge of human fecundity and sterility all the wisdom and education of your rulers will not attain; the laws which regulate them will not be discovered by an intelligence which is alloyed with sense, but will escape them, and they will bring children into the world when they ought not.
A research official at Advanced Elastomer Systems, the newly formed joint venture between Monsanto and Exxon Chemical, says a developmental elastomer, known as TPE 4000, is likely to use polyester as a continuous-phase matrix material, alloyed with a dispersed phase of acrylate rubber (see PT, April '91, p.
Scandium is the 21st element in the Periodic Table of Elements and when alloyed with aluminum has a much higher , strength-to-weight ratio than titanium.
Most commonly, Mg is alloyed with ferrosilicon or nickel to reduce the violence and improve recovery.
A new family of TP urethane (TPU) alloyed with ABS through a proprietary compatibilization chemistry, will be launched later this year by Dow Chemical for auto bumper fascias.
He also suggested that "high-chromium irons primarily alloyed with some 2.