manganese-steel

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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