steel made in a crucible, especially a high-grade steel prepared by melting selected materials.
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How to use crucible steel in a sentence
crucible steel may also be made by placing crude steel in the crucibles in place of the iron.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting | Harold P. Manly
They may be either Bessemer, open-hearth, or crucible steel.
It was not a built-up gun, but depended on superior crucible steel for its strength.Artillery Through the Ages | Albert Manucy
All made of the finest quality crucible steel, carefully tempered, ground and polished, by the latest improved process.
crucible steel: All tools are made from crucible cast steel.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals | Charles Conrad Sleffel
British Dictionary definitions for crucible steel
a high-quality steel made by melting wrought iron, charcoal, and other additives in a crucible
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