mild steel

noun
low-carbon steel, containing no more than 0.25 percent carbon.
Also called soft steel.


Origin:
1865–70

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mild steel
 
n
any of a class of strong tough steels that contain a low quantity of carbon (0.1--0.25 per cent)

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Example sentences
Contractor shall ensure self loading leg kit made from mild steel powder coated is added.
They basically consist of a mild steel or stainless steel body attached to a threaded shank for ease of installation.
Start and restart an arc and run a bead on mild steel plate.
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