Skip to search.

Definition of pot metal

World Factbook

Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

pot metal

  1. A copper and lead alloy, formerly used in making plumbing fixtures.
  2. A cast iron used especially in making pots.
  3. An inexpensive alloy of poor quality, usually containing lead, used especially in making castings: cheap jewelery made from plated pot metal.
    1. Glass melted in a pot.
    2. Glass colored by being mixed with melted stained glass in a pot.

Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer