- stained glass ceiling,
- stair rod,
- staircase phenomenon
Origin of stainless steel
Examples from the Web for stainless steel
A stainless-steel refrigerator, which normally costs more than five years' worth of Ms Peñaloza's rent, fills the cramped kitchen.
When the last olives have yielded their golden oils, they are left to settle for two weeks in stainless-steel tanks.
Finally, the wine is transferred by bucket to oak barrels or stainless-steel casks.
For the same reason a Hummer had cost a fortune: It comes with spinning hubcaps and stainless-steel grill guards.
I showered and washed my hair… Each dorm had a bathroom with eight showers—vinyl-curtained, stainless-steel stalls.
There, half hidden behind a row of stainless-steel basin assemblies, was a nine-inch bowl.Felony|James Causey
About fifty feet up he could make out the smooth, stainless-steel connecting ring where the second stage joined the first.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
A stainless-steel capsule popped into the transparent wall dock.The House from Nowhere|Arthur G. Stangland
- a type of steel resistant to corrosion as a result of the presence of large amounts of chromium (12–15 per cent). The carbon content depends on the application, being 0.2–0.4 per cent for steel used in cutlery, etc, and about 1 per cent for use in scalpels and razor blades
- (as modifier)stainless-steel cutlery
1917, a chromium-steel alloy (usually 14% chromium) used for cutlery, etc., so called because it is highly resistant to rust or tarnish.