steel owing its properties principally to its carbon content; ordinary, unalloyed steel.
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Origin of carbon steel
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby carbon steel
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British Dictionary definitions for carbon steel
steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
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