Definition of Stainless

1. Noun. Steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion.

Exact synonyms: Chromium Steel, Stainless Steel
Generic synonyms: Alloy Steel



2. Adjective. (of reputation) free from blemishes. "An untarnished reputation"

Definition of Stainless

1. a. Free from stain; immaculate.

Definition of Stainless

1. Adjective. Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration. ¹

2. Adjective. Unmarked, spotless. ¹

3. Noun. Short for stainless steel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stainless

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stainless

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stainable
stained
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stainless (current term)
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Literary usage of Stainless

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1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2003)
"The effect of irradiation on the tensile and fracture toughness properties of candidate APT materials, 316L and 304L stainless steel (annealed), ..."

2. Steel Thermal Treatment, by John W. Urquhart (1922)
"properties and the percentage of carbon applies to stainless steel, but it is by no means so clearly marked, and there are important differences. ..."

3. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"In cotton mills many looms require stainless oils only for the picker spindle. In woollen and worsted mills stainless loom oil should be used for ..."

4. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"Where it is considered necessary to have a stainless oil, the degree of stainless properties required depends upon the length of time the goods are stored ..."

5. Nassau and the Best of the Bahamas Alive!by Paris Permenter by Paris Permenter (1999)
"Men's Watches: Breitling 18k gold Chronomat with mother of pearl dial, $16000; Breitling 18k gold and stainless steel, $2900; Tag Heuer "6000" stainless ..."

6. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"Beyond 800°F., mild steel and even 304 stainless steel are not suited for rotating parts. At temperatures up to 1000°F., 316 stainless steel should first be ..."

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