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foamed' met'al



Chem.,Metallurgy.
a uniform foamlike metal structure produced when hydrogen bubbles are evolved from metal hydrides uniformly dispersed throughout a host metal or metal alloy: used as a structural material because of its shock-absorbing properties and light weight. Also,foam' met"al.

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