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base met·al

, basic metal
a metal that is readily oxidized, for example, iron, copper.
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base metal

A metal that spontaneously corrodes in an electrolyte containing a less reactive metal such as gold. Examples include aluminum, brass, nickel, and steel.
See also: metal
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base met·al

, basic metal (bās metăl, bā'sik)
A metal that is readily oxidized (e.g., iron, copper).
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