Definition of Duralumin in English:

Duralumin

noun

mass noun
  • A hard, light alloy of aluminium with copper and other elements.

    ‘He said the shoes were made from the super lightweight alloy metal widely used in aircraft - Duralumin - which had the strength of steel and the lightness of aluminium.’
    ‘Many of the earliest metal propellers were manufactured in one piece of forged Duralumin.’

Origin

Early 20th century perhaps from Latin durus ‘hard’ + aluminium, but probably influenced by Düren, the name of the Rhineland town where such alloys were first produced.

Pronunciation

Duralumin

/djʊˈraljʊmɪn/