/supərˈælɔɪ/ (say soohpuhr'aloy)

noun Metallurgy
an alloy developed for very high temperature service where relatively high stresses (tensile, vibratory and shock) are encountered and where oxidation resistance is frequently required.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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