Definitions for "Terne"
Keywords:  tin, dip, alloy, steel, sheet
Sheet iron or steel plated with an alloy of three or four parts of lead to one part of tin, used as a roofing material.
Sheet steel coated with a mixture of lead and tin. Terne principally is used in the manufacture of gasoline tanks, although it also can be found in chemical containers, oil filters and television chassis.
Sheet steel or tin which has been dipped in a led-zinc alloy, used on metal roofs and cornices.