HyperDic: steel

English > 5 senses of the word steel:
NOUNsubstancesteelan alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon
artifactsteel, sword, blade, branda cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
artifactsteelknife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
VERBemotionsteel, nerveget ready for something difficult or unpleasant
contactsteelcover, plate, or edge with steel
steel > pronunciation
Soundsstiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > steel: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range.
NarrowerDamascus steel, Damask steelA hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades
alloy steelsteel who characteristics / characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon
austenitic steelsteel that has enough nickel and chromium or manganese to retain austenite at atmospheric temperatures
carbon steelsteel whose characteristics / characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
case-hardened steelsteel with a surface that is much harder than the interior metal
chisel steelsteel used in making chisels
crucible steelsteel made by the mixture of molten wrought iron, charcoal, and other substances in a crucible
hard steelsteel with more than 0.3% carbon
medium steelsteel with 0.15-0.3% carbon
mild steel, low-carbon steel, soft-cast steelsteel with less than 0.15% carbon
quenched steelsteel that has been hardened by immersing it in water or oil to cool it
structural steelA strong steel that is rolled into shapes that are used in construction
Broaderalloy, metalA mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
Substancesiron, Fe, atomic number 26A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element
pearliteA lamellar mixture of cementite and ferrite formed during the cooling of austenite
Spanishacero
Catalanacer
Adjectivessteelyresembling steel in hardness
Verbssteelcover, plate, or edge with steel
English > steel: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
Synonymssword, blade, brand
InstancesExcaliburThe legendary sword of King Arthur
PartsbladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
foibleThe weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
forteThe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
hiltThe handle of a sword or dagger
point, tip, peakA V shape
NarrowerbackswordA sword with only one cutting edge
broadswordA sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges
cavalry sword, saber, sabreA stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cutlas, cutlassA short heavy curved sword with one edge
falchionA short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
fencing swordA sword used in the sport of fencing
rapier, tuckA straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishespada, garrancha
Catalanespasa
English > steel: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningknife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod.
BroadersharpenerAny implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
Catalanacer
English > steel: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGet ready for something difficult or unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymnerve
Broaderbrace, poisePrepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
Spanisharmarse de valor
English > steel: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover, plate, or edge with steel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounssteelan alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon

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