Definition of Stainless steel

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

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



Definition of Stainless steel

1. Noun. An alloy of iron and chromium that resists corrosion. ¹

2. Adjective. Made of stainless steel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Stainless steel

1. Stainless steel. A steel containing ni, cr, or both. It does not tarnish on exposure and is used in corrosive environments. Chemical name: Stainless steel (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Stainless steel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Reaction tube contained a 14-mm piece of 'vin. stainless steel tubing. * Control for run 7. Lower yields at higher temperatures and extended reaction times ..."

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. Capital (1888)
"Supply of stainless Steel Butt Weld Elbows as per purchasers' tender ... Supply of Seamless stainless steel Pipes and fittings as per purchasers' tender ..."

4. 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), ..."

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