crucible steel

crucible steel
crucible steel
a high-grade steel made by melting special steel mixes in a crucible furnace or by fusing flux, wrought iron, and carbon: used for making knives, tools, etc.

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  • crucible steel — noun steel made by the mixture of molten wrought iron, charcoal, and other substances in a crucible • Hypernyms: ↑steel * * * noun : hard cast steel (as for dies and cutting tools) made in pots that are lifted from the furnace before the metal is …   Useful english dictionary

  • crucible steel — steel made in a crucible, esp. a high grade steel prepared by melting selected materials. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • crucible steel — /krusəbəl ˈstil/ (say kroohsuhbuhl steel) noun steel made in a crucible, especially a high grade steel prepared by melting selected materials …  

  • crucible steel — noun A high grade steel, used in tools and dies, originally made by fusing wrought iron and charcoal in a crucible …   Wiktionary

  • crucible steel — noun Date: 1868 hard cast steel made in pots that are lifted from the furnace before the metal is poured into molds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …   Universalium

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  • Steel — For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). The steel cable of a colliery winding tower …   Wikipedia

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