crucible steel

noun

Definition of crucible steel

: hard cast steel made in pots that are lifted from the furnace before the metal is poured into molds

First Known Use of crucible steel

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Crucible steel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crucible%20steel. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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