steel

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steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon alloy steel
heating and cooling to glass, steel for strengthening annealing
heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering anvil
rare steel-grey mineral consisting of silver and germanium and sulfur argyrodite
specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire armor plate , armor plating , armour plate , plate armor , plate armour
soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite atomic number 23 , V , vanadium
hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals atomic number 25 , manganese , Mn
polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel atomic number 42 , Mo , molybdenum
long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes auger , plumber's snake
steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock austenitic manganese steel , manganese steel
steel that has enough nickel and chromium or manganese to retain austenite at atmospheric temperatures austenitic steel
strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables bank vault , vault
pig iron containing a high percentage of phosphorus; used in making steel by a process that removes the phosphorus basic iron
slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer basic slag
medieval steel helmet basinet
steel arch bridge connecting New Jersey and Staten Island at Bayonne, New Jersey Bayonne Bridge
refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process Bessemer converter
industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converter to blast air through molten iron and thus burning the excess carbon and impurities; the first successful method of making steel in quantity at low cost Bessemer process
town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production Bethlehem
English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855) Bryan Donkin , Donkin
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