stainless steel

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun steel that includes chromium and nickel

Cars & Driving

  • noun a type of steel containing nickel and chromium, which is resistant to corrosion.
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Construction

  • Any of a number of steels alloyed with chromium and nickel. Depending on the alloy, the metal may possess good corrosion resistance, high heat tolerance, or high strength.

Food

  • A high chromium and nickel iron alloy which is corrosion-proof and does not tarnish. Used for basins and cooking utensils.

Travel

  • noun metal made of steel with a high percentage of chromium, which makes it resistant to stains or rust
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