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|Noun||1.||alloy steel - steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon|
steel - an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
chromium steel, stainless, stainless steel - steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion
chrome-nickel steel, Elinvar - Elinvar is a trademark for a kind of steel used for watch springs because its elasticity is constant over a wide range of temperatures
chrome-tungsten steel - a steel alloy made with chromium and tungsten
austenitic manganese steel, manganese steel - a steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock
molybdenum steel - steel containing 10-15% molybdenum; properties are similar to tungsten steel
nickel steel - an alloy steel containing nickel
tool steel - alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge
vanadium steel - steel alloyed with vanadium for greater strength and high-temperature stability
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