silver-tin alloy

sil·ver-tin al·loy

any alloy of silver and tin; commonly 3 parts Ag and 1 part Sn, forming Ag3Sn, the chief intermetallic compound in dental amalgam.

sil·ver-tin al·loy

(silvĕr-tin aloy)
Any alloy of silver and tin; commonly 3 parts silver and 1 part tin, chief intermetallic compound in dental amalgam.
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