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cast steel

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noun
  1. any of various steels cast in molds to form objects.
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Origin of cast steel

First recorded in 1770–80
Related formscast-steel, adjective
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Examples from the Web for cast steel

Historical Examples

  • 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

    Douglas Frazar

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for cast steel

cast steel

noun
  1. steel containing varying amounts of carbon, manganese, phosphorus, silicon, and sulphur that is cast into shape rather than wrought
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