stainless steel

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イギリスの Harry Brearley が発明した耐食性クロム鋼を、刃物技師の Ernest Stuart が "Stainless Steel" と呼んだことに由来する[1][2]


stainless steel (不可算)

  1. ステンレス鋼不銹鋼
    • High-chromium, or what is called stainless steel containing from 11 to 14 per cent chromium, was originally developed for cutlery purposes, but has in the past few years been used to a considerable extent for exhaust valves in airplane engines because of its resistance to scaling at high temperatures. (Fred H. Colvin and A. Juthe. The Working of Steel)〔1922年〕[3]


  1. “The Discovery of Stainless Steel”. British Stainless Steel Association. 2019年10月13日閲覧
  2. ジョナサン・ウォルドマン、三木 直子(訳)、2016、『錆と人間 : ビール缶から戦艦まで』初版、築地書館 pp. 78, 83. ISBN 978-4-8067-1521-4
  3. Fred H. Colvin and A. Juthe. The Working of Steel. Second ed. McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York. 1922. (Project Gutenberg. January 4, 2007.