Definition of Stellite

1. Noun. A very hard alloy of cobalt and chromium with cobalt as the principal ingredient; used to make cutting tools and for surfaces subject to heavy wear.

Generic synonyms: Alloy, Metal
Language type: Trademark



Definition of Stellite

1. a cobalt-base alloy with chromium and other metals, used to make cutting tools and for surfaces subject to heavy wear -- a trademark [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stellite

Steiner point
Steinert's disease
Steinman
Steinmetz
Steinway
Stelios
Stella
Stellar's sea eagle
Stellaria
Stellaria holostea
Stellaria media
Steller
Steller's sea cow
Steller's sea lion
Steller sea lion
Stellite
Sten
Sten gun
Sten guns
Stendhal
Stendhalian
Stengel
Stennian
Stenocarpus
Stenocarpus salignus
Stenocarpus sinuatus
Stenochlaena
Stenopelmatidae
Stenopelmatus
Stenopelmatus fuscus

Literary usage of Stellite

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1. NBS Special Publication (1921)
"... and "stellite" At the request of the Bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department, a test was undertaken to show the relative cutting properties of the alloys ..."

2. The American Machinist Shop Note Book: A Collection of Articles by E. A. Suverkrop (1919)
"BRAZING stellite I have noticed the various articles printed in the American Machinist regarding the brazing of stellite to steel shanks. ..."

3. Electric Welding by Ethan Viall (1921)
"CHAPTER XV ELECTRIC WELDING OF HIGH-SPEED STEEL AND stellite IN TOOL MANUFACTURE The cost of solid high-speed cutting tools is high. ..."

4. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by United States Bureau of Standards (1921)
"From a military standpoint the use of stellite was under consideration for reflecting mirrors in periscopes and range finders. In response to a request from ..."

5. Chemistry of Materials of the Machine and Building Industries by Robert Benjamin Leighou (1917)
"stellite stellite is an alloy consisting essentially of cobalt and chromium,2 but may also contain considerable molybdenum as shown by the following ..."

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