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(Metallurgy) any of various steels whose hardness and ability to retain a cutting edge make them suitable for use in tools for cutting wood and metal
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|Noun||1.||tool steel - alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge|
alloy steel - steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon
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