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trademark any of various alloys containing cobalt, chromium, carbon, tungsten, and molybdenum: characteristically very hard and wear-resistant, they are used as castings or hard surface-coatings
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  • The following additional references may be useful: stellite alloys in Jour.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • That which bears the poetic name of star-stone, stellite, is composed of chromium, cobalt and tungsten in varying proportions.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • He pivoted on his heels and rose in a single flowing motion, stellite blade ready for instant action.

    Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner
  • stellite keeps a hard cutting edge and gets tougher as it gets hotter.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The blind man moaned and jerked as he felt the bite of stellite upon his fetters.

    Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner

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