manganese steel

noun
any of various steels containing manganese, especially one that has up to 14 percent manganese, used in work involving heavy strains and impacts.

Origin:
1890–95

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manganese steel
 
n
any very hard steel containing manganese (11--14 per cent), used in dredger buckets, rock-crushers, railway points, etc

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Cylinders manufactured from intermediate manganese steel must have been normalized, not quenched and tempered.
It was the first major bridge to use manganese steel for its main arch ribs and in its rivets.
The fixed and moveable jaws consisted of two liner plates made of manganese steel.
Grizzlies are usually constructed of manganese steel or other highly abrasion-resistant materials.
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