Hot-Rolled Steel

Business / Machine Shop / Hot-Rolled Steel: Steel which is rolled to finished size while hot. Identified by a dark oxide scale left on the surface.

Other Words for Steel

Steel Adjective Synonyms: sword, dagger, blade, knife, dirk, stiletto

Cold-Rolled Steel

Business / Machine Shop / Cold-Rolled Steel: Steel that has been rolled to accurate size and smooth finish when made. In contrast, hot-rolled steel may have a rough, pitted surface and slag inclusion. MORE

Stainless Steel Crown

Health / Dentistry / Stainless Steel Crown: A pre-made metal crown, shaped like a tooth, that is used to temporarily cover a seriously decayed or broken down tooth. Used most often on children's teeth. MORE

Pressed Steel

Technology / Motorcycle / Pressed Steel: Sheet steel made into curved sections by press forming. It is often used in the construction of motorcycle frames. MORE


Science / Chemistry / 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. MORE


Life Style / Wine / Steely: Firmly structured; taut balance tending toward high acidity. MORE

Tool Steel

Business / Machine Shop / Tool Steel: A general classification for high-carbon steel that can be heat treated to a hardness required for metal cutting tools such as punches, dies, drills, taps, reamers and so forth. MORE