Translation of pewter in Spanish:

pewter

peltre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpjudər//ˈpjuːtə/

noun

  • 1

    peltre masculine
    • Originally, pewter was defined as an alloy of tin and lead, but to avoid toxicity and dullness of finish, lead is excluded from modern pewter.
    • The reproduction industry did not focus attention on wrought iron as it did on pewter, brass and copper.
    • Their enterprise really began to grow after they switched from silver to pewter, an alloy of lead and tin.
    • Modern pewter is mostly tarnish-resistant alloys of about 90% tin with antimony or copper.
    • The traditional alloy of pewter most widely used into the 17th Century consisted of tin and copper with small amounts of other elements.