Origin of Babbitt metalafter Isaac Babbitt (1799-1862), United States inventor
Babbitt metalBabbitt metal
- Any of several soft, silvery antifriction alloys composed of tin usually with small amounts of copper and antimony.
- See white metal.
Origin of Babbitt metalAfter Isaac Babbitt (1799-1862), American inventor who patented such an alloy
(plural Babbitt metals)
Named after inventor Isaac Babbitt.