steel

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Bridges) The ubiquitous construction material consisting of iron alloyed to a carefully regulated proportion of carbon. Steel is less brittle than iron, and can take both tensile and compressive stresses, which makes it ideal for girders and cables. The super-long decks of most suspension bridges are made from steel....

steel

An alloy of iron and carbon. Steel contains anywhere between 0.2% carbon (for soft wire and sheet steel) and 1.5% carbon (for cutting tools), with small amounts of many other elements often present.
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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon that is widely used in construction and other applications because of its hardness and tensile strength. Carbon, other elements, and inclusions within iron act as hardening agents that prevent the movement of dislocations that naturally exist in the iron atom crystal lattices. The carbon in typical steel alloys...
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Steel

• (n.) A piece of steel for striking sparks from flint. • (n.) Fig.: To cause to resemble steel, as in smoothness, polish, or other qualities. • (n.) A chalybeate medicine. • (n.) A weapon, as a sword, dagger, etc. • (n.) An instrument or implement made of steel • (n.) To make hard or strong; hence, to make insensible ...
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steel

1. <chemistry> A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between wrought iron and cast iron (containing between one half of one per cent and one and a half per cent of carbon), and consisting of an alloy of iron with an iron carbide. Steel, unlike wrought iron, can be tempered, and retains magnetism. Its malleability decrea...
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steel

noun knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
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steel

Click images to enlargeAlloy or mixture of iron and up to 1.7% carbon, sometimes with other elements, such as manganese, phosphorus, sulphur, and silicon. The USA, Russia, Ukraine, and Japan are the main steel producers. Steel has innumerable uses, including ship and car manufacture, skyscraper frames, and machinery o...
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Steel

[John Henry Irons] Steel (John Henry Irons), also known as the Man of Iron, is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Universe. First appearing in The Adventures of Superman #500 (June 1993), he is the second character known as Steel and was created by Louise Simonson and artist Jon Bogdanove. Aspects of the character are clearly insp...
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Steel

[pusher] Steel is a Finnish pusher vessel owned and operated by ESL Shipping. It is part of the Finnpusku integrated tug and barge system developed in the 1980s by Finnlines, a Finnish shipping company that also managed the vessel until 2003, in co-operation with Rautaruukki for the transportation needs of the steel company. The vessel, bui...
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Steel

[soundtrack] Steel is the soundtrack of the 1997 film of the same name. It was released just days before the film and featured the hit single `Men of Steel`, a posse cut featuring Shaquille O`Neal, Ice Cube, B-Real, Peter Gunz, and KRS-One. The soundtrack reached #185 on the Billboard 200 and #26 on the top R&B/Hip-Hop charts. Other guests ...
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Steel

[TV channel] Steel was an Italian entertainment TV channel, owned by NBCUniversal and broadcast on Premium Gallery, a Digital terrestrial television service in Italy. It started broadcasting on January 19, 2008 at 13:30 (CET Time). It`s devoted to a male audiences and broadcasts Action and Science fiction / Fantasy (with a branded block cal...
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Steel

[web browser] Steel is a freeware web browser developed by Michael Kolb under the name kolbysoft. It is a fork of the default browser for Android, taking its WebKit-based layout engine and providing what is intended to be an easier and more `touch friendly` user interface. Steel was one of the first Android applications to support automatic...
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Steel

Steel noun [ Anglo-Saxon stēl , stȳl , stȳle ; akin to Dutch staal , German stahl , Old High German stahal , Icelandic stāl , Danish staal , Swedish stål , Old Prussian stakla .] 1. ...
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Steel

Steel transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Steeled ; present participle & verbal noun Steeling .] [ Anglo-Saxon stlan : confer Icelandic stæla . See Steel , noun ] 1. To ov...
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Steel

A dowel shaped tool used to hone knife blades.
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Steel

A form of iron containing a small proportion of carbon and other elements. The carbon hardens and toughens the material, which is widely used in structural engineering. Steel is also used to make gates and railings, corrugated 'iron', nails, protective grilles, and in plastic-coated form is used as a roof covering. Stainless steel is an alloy of ir...
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Steel

A high-grade iron alloy with a content of carbon and sometimes with other elements added, such as nickel. Stainless steel has a high chromium content and is non-corrosive.
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Steel

A material composed primarily of iron, less than 2% carbon and (in an alloy steel) small
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Steel

alloy of iron and carbon and other materials. It is stronger than iron
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steel

alloy of iron and carbon in which the carbon content ranges up to 2 percent (with a higher carbon content, the material is defined as cast iron). By ... [83 related articles]
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Steel

An alloy of iron and carbon often with other elements as well. Difficult to solder without correct flux.
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Steel

An alloy of iron and carbon that may contain other elements, and in which the carbon content does not exceed about 1.7%; it must be malleable at some temperature while in the as-cast state.
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Steel

An alloy of iron and carbon. Mild steel contains less than 0.15% Carbon and hard steel more than 0.3% Carbon.
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Steel

An alloy of iron and carbon. Steel contains anywhere between 0.2% carbon (for soft wire and sheet st
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steel

An alloy of iron and up to 1.7% carbon, with small amounts of manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, and silicon. These are termed carbon steels; those with other metals are termed alloy steels; low-alloy steels if they have less than 5% of the alloying metal, high-alloy steels if more than 5%. Carbon steel...
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