stainless steel
noun Date: 1917 an alloy of steel with chromium and sometimes another element (as nickel or molybdenum) that is practically immune to rusting and ordinary corrosion

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  • stainless steel — ► NOUN ▪ a form of steel containing chromium, resistant to tarnishing and rust …   English terms dictionary

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  • Stainless Steel — Stain|less Steel 〈[ stɛınlɛs sti:l] engl. Bez. für〉 rostfreier Stahl * * * Stainless Steel   [ steɪnles stiːl, englisch] der, , nicht rostender Stahl, Qualitätsbezeichnung auf Gebrauchsgütern. * * * Stain|less Steel [ steɪnlɪs sti:l], der; [engl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stainless steel — [[t]ste͟ɪnləs sti͟ːl[/t]] N UNCOUNT Stainless steel is a metal made from steel and chromium which does not rust. ...a stainless steel sink …   English dictionary

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