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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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In addition to, 7 opportunities in the basic metal industries sector, and 24 opportunities in the food, beverage, and tobacco sectors.
With the aim of the pipelines engineering, calculation simplification and also the risks estimation and prediction facilitation were proposed to use survivability coefficients which will give the possibility to describe the welded joint via the dependence for the basic metal. This gives a new qualitative level for the corrosive action medium estimation since the use of above-mentioned coefficients can be an easy pass from the failure risks under air conditions (pipelines with the undamaged insulating coating) to the risks in corrosive medium (after the damage of insulating coating).
The portion of the crack passing through the joint falls behind the crack portion passing through the basic metal, with the front of the crack acquiring the shape of a curve.
The statement noted that the products that witnessed an increase in their export value include basic metals and food products and tobacco while electrical equipment and precious metals saw a drop.
Higher profit expectations were reported by Basic Metals, Chemicals and Mining companies, and if this trend continues we estimate demand for shares in these sectors will rise in the next Iranian cal- endar year.
Petrochemical products are on top of the list of Iran's non-oil exports, Nematzadeh said on Thursday, adding that the ministry is planning to boost exports of basic metals, automobile, food supplies and constructional materials.
The positive rate of production was achieved thanks to the increasing production volumes in food and processing industry by 13.1%; providing electricity, gas and steam - by 10.8%; light industry - by 9.9%; basic metals and fabricated metal products - by 9.5%.
Eight other major sectors registered double-digit increases in the VaPI such as furniture and fixtures (59.6%), leather products (35.1%), machinery except electrical (32.6%), beverages (25.7%), tobacco products (24.8%), basic metals (20.5%), wood and wood products (12.4%), and rubber and plastic products (11.8%).
Among other groups, import prices decreased rather a lot in basic metals (by 7.1%), and in basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (by 5.7%).
The largest contributions to the month on month rise in manufacturing output came from the manufacture of basic metals and metal products, which rose by 6.2%, followed by the manufacture of transport equipment, which rose by 6.3%, the ONS added.
Major price increases were observed in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (by 25.7 percent), the manufacture of basic metals (by 20 percent), the printing and reproduction of recorded media (by 15.6 percent), and waste collection, treatment and disposal activities, and materials recovery (by 12.7 percent).
A total of 9.5 million will help 430 dismissed workers in Austria in the sectors of manufacturing of electronic equipment and of basic metals. A further 5.8 million will help 1,764 dismissed workers from Dutch enterprises in the printing sector.

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