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stainless steel

noun

Simple Definition of stainless steel

  • : a type of steel that does not rust

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stainless steel

  1. :  an alloy of steel with chromium and sometimes another element (as nickel or molybdenum) that is practically immune to rusting and ordinary corrosion


STAINLESS STEEL Defined for Kids

stainless steel

noun

Definition of stainless steel for Students

  1. :  an alloy of steel and chromium that is resistant to stain, rust, and corrosion




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