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Definition of cold-rolled in English:

adjective

Metallurgy
(Of metal) having been rolled into sheets while cold, resulting in a smooth, hard finish.
Example sentences
  • The highest tariff rate applies to hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel sheets, while tin-plated steel plates carry a 25% tariff.
  • In March, metal shop owner Karla Aaron ordered 500 sheets of the same cold-rolled steel she bought for $2 each in January.
  • In June this year, eight major U.S. steelmakers, including Bethlehem Steel Corp. and USX Corp., filed a petition with the Commerce Department and the ITC on the cold-rolled steel products.

Derivatives

cold-rolling

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noun
Example sentences
  • Figure 8 shows one of the world's largest Pilger rolls, designed for cold-rolling 10 inches tubes.
  • Until the 1990s, the family's main assets in India were a cold-rolling mill for sheet steels in Nagpur and an alloy steels plant near Pune.
  • For Tata Iron & Steel, which is slated to start commercial production of automobile grade steel at its new cold-rolling mill, the excise cut for automobile looks prospective.

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