vanadium-steel

vanadium steel

noun
an alloy steel containing vanadium.

Origin:
1905–10

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vanadium steel
 
n
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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