stainless steel

noun
Updated on: 12 Jan 2018

Definition of stainless steel

: an alloy of steel with chromium and sometimes another element (such as nickel or molybdenum) that is practically immune to rusting and ordinary corrosion

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First Known Use of stainless steel

1917


STAINLESS STEEL Defined for English Language Learners

stainless steel

noun

Definition of stainless steel for English Language Learners

  • : a type of steel that does not rust


STAINLESS STEEL Defined for Kids

stainless steel

noun

Definition of stainless steel for Students

: an alloy of steel and chromium that is resistant to stain, rust, and corrosion

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