nickel steel

  1. steel to which up to 9 percent nickel has been added.

Origin of nickel steel

First recorded in1890–95

Words Nearby nickel steel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use nickel steel in a sentence

  • With regard to materials, nothing but steel is used throughout, and most of the metal is forged chrome nickel steel.

    Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
  • To the lower surface of the hammer was attached a nickel-steel die.

    White Fire | Roy J. Snell
  • The commonest alloy containing nickel is german silver, although one of its most important alloys is found in nickel steel.

  • Chromium forms chrome steel, and with the further addition of nickel is called chrome nickel steel.

  • nickel steel rods may be used for parts requiring great strength, but vanadium alloys are very difficult to handle.

British Dictionary definitions for nickel steel

nickel steel

  1. engineering steel containing between 0.5 and 6.0 per cent nickel to increase its strength

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