Definition of stainless steel in English:

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stainless steel

Pronunciation: /ˌstānləs ˈstēl/

noun

A form of steel containing chromium, resistant to tarnishing and rust.
Example sentences
  • The basic composition of austenitic stainless steels is 18% chromium and 8% nickel.
  • He worked first in glass and then from 1950 in metal, usually stainless steel.
  • Materials and finishes include pewter, silk steel, sparkling chrome and brushed stainless steel.

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Syllabification: stain·less steel

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