Definition of stainless steel in English:

stainless steel

Line breaks: stain|less steel
Pronunciation: /steɪnləsˈstiːl


[mass noun]
  • A form of steel containing chromium, resistant to tarnishing and rust.
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    • 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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