carbon steel

noun

Definition of carbon steel

: a strong hard steel that derives its physical properties from the presence of carbon and is used in hand tools and kitchen utensils

Examples of carbon steel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel and features Wüsthof’s Precision Edge Technology, which claims to result in a 20 percent sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 15 June 2021 The knives are made from one solid piece of high-carbon steel for strength, balance, and precision and a razor-sharp edge that lasts a long time between sharpening. Katy Severson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Mar. 2021 The set includes pieces made using an assortment of carbon steel, stainless steel and non-stick. Sholeen Damarwala, Forbes, 23 June 2021 It is made from carbon steel and plated with a nickel chrome. Chris Hachey, BGR, 22 Apr. 2021 Made from hardened and tempered carbon steel, the extra-deep shovel makes digging easy. Jeffrey Harper, chicagotribune.com, 14 Apr. 2021 Scoop up this carbon steel and pradu wood blade to make the most of poultry, pork, and melon dishes in your kitchen today. Popular Science, 27 Feb. 2021 The company has invested around €300 million, roughly $366 million, in a program aimed at making low-carbon steel. Maitane Sardon, WSJ, 3 June 2021 The more expensive knives are often made with high-carbon steel which is a strong type that will keep the edge sharper longer. Katy Severson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of carbon steel

1856, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jul 2021

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“Carbon steel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbon%20steel. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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