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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A high-grade steel used in tools and dies that is made by fusing low-carbon steel with charcoal or cast iron. Formerly prepared in a graphite crucible, it is now produced in an electric furnace. Also called crucible steel.

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  • n. carbon steel used for rock drills and dowels

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