manganese steel


noun

any of various steels containing manganese, especially one that has up to 14 percent manganese, used in work involving heavy strains and impacts.

Origin of manganese steel

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for manganese steel

manganese steel

noun

any very hard steel containing manganese (11–14 per cent), used in dredger buckets, rock-crushers, railway points, etc

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