- any of various steels cast in molds to form objects.
Origin of cast steel
First recorded in 1770–80
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Examples from the Web for cast steel
They are of cast-steel, and combine great strength and lightness.Farm drainage
Henry Flagg French
I could make of it cast-steel, and of cast-steel all manner of tools by means of moulds.Perseverance Island
The gripping jaws are fitted with cast-steel faces, hardened.
The cast-steel smile which was peculiar to him hardened the colonel's face.Guy Livingstone;
George A. Lawrence
The piston is of cast-steel, and the rod is of iron, 12 inches in diameter.
- steel containing varying amounts of carbon, manganese, phosphorus, silicon, and sulphur that is cast into shape rather than wrought