an alloy steel containing tungsten.
Origin of tungsten steel
First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for tungsten steel
any of various hard steels containing tungsten (1–20 per cent) and traces of carbon. They are resistant to wear at high temperatures and are used in tools
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