crucible steel definition

  • noun:
    • See drill steel.
    • A high-grade steel, found in resources and dies, originally produced by fusing wrought-iron and charcoal in a crucible.
    • steel made by the blend of molten wrought-iron, charcoal, as well as other substances in a crucible
  • others:
    • cast-steel made by fusing in crucibles crude or scrap metal, wrought iron, and other ingredients and fluxes.

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