Definition of cast steel in English:

Share this entry

cast steel

noun

[mass noun]
1Steel that has been melted and cast in a mould, rather than worked while solid.
Example sentences
  • He makes clay pipes in the traditional way using simple hand tools and original cast steel moulds dating from the 1800s.
  • The Ward & Paync catalogue of 1911 lists ten sizes of sash mortise chisels from one-eighth to three-quarters inch in two qualities, cast steel best quality and London pattern with solid bolsters.
  • In general, straight chromium grades of high-alloy cast steel are either martensitic or ferritic, the chromium-nickel grades are either duplex or austenitic, and the nickel-chromium steels are fully austenitic.
1.1 historical Steel made by melting wrought iron in crucibles with charcoal.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: cast steel

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.