Simple Definition of stainless steel
: a type of steel that does not rust
Full Definition of stainless steel
: an alloy of steel with chromium and sometimes another element (as nickel or molybdenum) that is practically immune to rusting and ordinary corrosion
First Known Use of stainless steel
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STAINLESS STEEL Defined for Kids
Definition of stainless steel
: an alloy of steel and chromium that is resistant to stain, rust, and corrosion
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "stainless steel"
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