wrought aluminum alloy meaning, wrought aluminum alloy definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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wrought

  

      vb  
1    Archaic      a past tense and past participle of       work  
      adj  
2      (Metallurgy)   shaped by hammering or beating  
3    often in combination   formed, fashioned, or worked as specified  
well-wrought     
4    decorated or made with delicate care  
     (C16: variant of worht, from Old English geworht, past participle of (ge)wyrcan to work)  
Wrought is sometimes used as if it were the past tense and past participle of wreak as in the hurricane wrought havoc in coastal areas. Many people think this use is incorrect  


wrought iron  
      n  
a    a pure form of iron having a low carbon content and a fibrous microstructure. It is made by various processes and is often used for decorative work  
b    (as modifier)  
wrought-iron gates     
wrought-up  
      adj   agitated or excited  
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