spiegeleisen

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noun spie·gel·ei·sen \ˈspē-gə-ˌlī-zən\

Definition of spiegeleisen

  1. :  a composition of iron that contains 15 to 30 percent manganese and 4.5 to 6.5 percent carbon

Variants of spiegeleisen

less commonly

spiegel

play \ˈspē-gəl\

Origin and Etymology of spiegeleisen

German Spiegeleisen, from Spiegel mirror + Eisen iron


First Known Use: 1855


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