alloy steel


Definition of alloy steel

: a steel with modified properties made by incorporating with iron one or more elements in addition to carbon contrasted with carbon steel

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First Known Use of alloy steel

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Alloy steel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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