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vanadium steel

noun
1.
an alloy steel containing vanadium.
Origin of vanadium steel
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • vanadium steel is used throughout the construction of the car.

  • Yet if it had not been for vanadium steel we should have no Ford cars.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The crank case was of aluminum and the shaft of vanadium steel, hollow, and specially treated to insure toughness.

    The Air Ship Boys H.L. Sayler
British Dictionary definitions for vanadium steel

vanadium steel

noun
1.
(engineering) steel containing up to 0.5 per cent vanadium, usually with 1.1–1.5 per cent chromium and 0.4–0.5 per cent carbon to increase its tensile strength and elasticity
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