stainless steel


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.
  • acronymSS


  • 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.


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


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