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.
Words nearby alloy steel
Origin of alloy steel
First recorded in 1900–05
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