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mild steel

noun
1.
low-carbon steel, containing no more than 0.25 percent carbon.
Also called soft steel.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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mild steel

noun
1.
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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