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chrome steel

Syllabification: chrome steel

Definition of chrome steel in English:

noun

A hard fine-grained steel containing chromium, used for making tools.
Example sentences
  • High quality fuel injectors are usually made of high alloy chrome steel that can withstand harsh conditions under the hood.
  • The LCU contains the pump, radiator, reservoir and cooling fan, all neatly enclosed in an attractive looking brushed aluminium and chrome steel enclosure.
  • Chrome steel was employed in the production of armor plate and projectiles because of its hardness and resistance to shock.

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