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A hard fine-grained steel containing chromium, used for making tools.
- ‘Generally the hardening temperature chrome steel was 20° to 30° C. higher than for carbon-steel’
- ‘High quality fuel injectors are usually made of high alloy chrome steel that can withstand harsh conditions under the hood.’
- ‘Chrome steel was employed in the production of armor plate and projectiles because of its hardness and resistance to shock.’
- ‘The LCU contains the pump, radiator, reservoir and cooling fan, all neatly enclosed in an attractive looking brushed aluminium and chrome steel enclosure.’
- ‘As Miller also points out, the story of Eads's decision to use chrome steel was confusing at the time and has grown even more confusing since.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.