carbon steel

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carbon steel

n
(Metallurgy) steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains

car′bon steel′


n.
steel owing its properties principally to its carbon content; ordinary, unalloyed steel.
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Noun1.carbon steel - steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it containscarbon steel - steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
steel - an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
drill rod, drill steel - carbon steel used for rock drills and dowels
eutectoid steel - a steel that contains 0.9% carbon (the eutectic point); a carbon steel with 0.9% carbon is pure pearlite
hyper-eutectoid steel - a steel that contains more than 0.9% carbon
hypo-eutectoid steel - a steel that contains less that 0.9% carbon
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carbon steel

nacciaio al carbonio