- trademark any of various alloys containing cobalt, chromium, carbon, tungsten, and molybdenum: characteristically very hard and wear-resistant, they are used as castings or hard surface-coatings
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Examples from the Web for stellite
That which bears the poetic name of star-stone, stellite, is composed of chromium, cobalt and tungsten in varying proportions.
Stellite keeps a hard cutting edge and gets tougher as it gets hotter.
The following additional references may be useful: Stellite alloys in Jour.
The blind man moaned and jerked as he felt the bite of stellite upon his fetters.
He pivoted on his heels and rose in a single flowing motion, stellite blade ready for instant action.