Stellite

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Stel·​lite | \ ˈsteˌlīt \

Definition of Stellite

used for any of various alloys composed essentially of 75 to 90 percent cobalt and 10 to 25 percent chromium with or without small amounts of other metals added and used especially for cutting tools, hard wear-resistant surfaces, surgical instruments, and cutlery

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“Stellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stellite. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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