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alloy steel

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noun
carbon steel to which various elements, as chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, tungsten, or vanadium, have been added in sufficient amounts to obtain desirable physical and chemical properties.
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Origin of alloy steel

First recorded in 1900–05
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