stainless steel


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stainless steel

n.
Any of various steels alloyed with at least 10 percent chromium and sometimes containing other elements and that are resistant to corrosion or rusting associated with exposure to water and moist air.

stainless steel

n
(Metallurgy)
a. a type of steel resistant to corrosion as a result of the presence of large amounts of chromium (12–15 per cent). The carbon content depends on the application, being 0.2–0.4 per cent for steel used in cutlery, etc, and about 1 per cent for use in scalpels and razor blades
b. (as modifier): stainless-steel cutlery.

stain′less steel′


n.
alloy steel containing 12 percent or more chromium, so as to be resistant to rust and attack from various chemicals.

stain·less steel

(stān′lĭs)
Any of various steel alloys that are resistant to rusting and corrosion because they contain chromium and nickel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stainless steel - steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion
alloy steel - steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon
Translations
nerez ocelnerezavějící ocel
rustfrit stål
ruostumaton teräs
nehrđajući čelik
ryîfrítt stál
ステンレススチール
스테인리스강
nehrdzavejúca oceľ
nerjaveče jeklo
rostfritt stål
เหล็กที่ไม่เป็นสนิม
thép không rỉ

stainless steel

nrostfreier (Edel)stahl; “stainless steel”„rostfrei“; stainless steel cutleryrostfreies Besteck

stain

(stein) verb
1. to leave a (permanent) dirty mark or coloured patch on eg a fabric. The coffee I spilt has stained my trousers.
2. to become marked in this way. Silk stains easily.
3. to dye or colour (eg wood). The wooden chairs had been stained brown.
noun
a dirty mark on a fabric etc that is difficult or impossible to remove. His overall was covered with paint-stains; There is not the slightest stain upon her reputation.
stainless steel
(of) a metal alloy composed of steel and chromium that does not rust. a sink made of stainless steel; stainless steel knives/cutlery.

stainless steel

صُلْبٌ غَيْرُ قَابِل لِلْصَدَأ nerez ocel rustfrit stål Edelstahl ανοξείδωτο ατσάλι acero inoxidable ruostumaton teräs acier inoxydable nehrđajući čelik acciaio inossidabile ステンレススチール 스테인리스강 roestvrij staal rustfritt stål stal nierdzewna aço inoxidável нержавеющая сталь rostfritt stål เหล็กที่ไม่เป็นสนิม paslanmaz çelik thép không rỉ 不锈钢
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