1095

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For steels with 1% or less carbon content, 10- +‎ "95" (0.95%) fractional portion of the percentage of carbon content.

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1095

  1. (metallurgy) A common grade of high carbon steel (0.95% carbon) used for blades. This grade is not a stainless steel, thus knives made with it must be oiled to prevent rusting, but its properties are suitable to make functional presentation swords.

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1095 (uncountable)

  1. (metallurgy) 1095; Ellipsis of 1095 steel

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