Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Stellite

noun
  1. 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
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for stellite

Historical Examples

  • That which bears the poetic name of star-stone, stellite, is composed of chromium, cobalt and tungsten in varying proportions.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • Stellite keeps a hard cutting edge and gets tougher as it gets hotter.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • The following additional references may be useful: Stellite alloys in Jour.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • He pivoted on his heels and rose in a single flowing motion, stellite blade ready for instant action.

    Slaves of Mercury

    Nat Schachner

  • The blind man moaned and jerked as he felt the bite of stellite upon his fetters.

    Slaves of Mercury

    Nat Schachner