Cement steel

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Steel produced by the cementation of wrought iron or mild iron with powdered charcoal.

Synonyms and Related Terms

converted steel; blister steel; acier cémenté (Fr.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997