from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Cast steel containing a considerable percentage (10-14) of manganese, which makes it very hard and tough and highly resistant to wear. See alloy steel, above.
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- n. a steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock
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