crucible steel

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crucible steel was in 1868

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“Crucible steel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crucible%20steel. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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