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chromium steel[′krō·mē·əm ′stēl]
Hard, wear-resistant steel containing chromium as the predominating alloying element. Also known as chrome steel.
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A very hard wear-resistant steel having a high elastic limit; usually contains 2% chromium and from 0.8 to 2% carbon.
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