Definition of cast steel in English:

cast steel

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[mass noun]
1Steel that has been melted and cast in a mould, rather than worked while solid.
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  • 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.

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