Meaning of cupronickel

cu•pro•nick•el

Pronunciation: (ky'pru-nik"ul, k'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various alloys of copper containing up to 40 percent nickel.
—adj.
  1. containing copper and nickel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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