[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghav 'uSqan

DloraH seruq at bellsouth.net
Tue Apr 25 19:57:01 PDT 2017


I think the compare/contrast is not with plain iron, but against
stainless steel.
When one is looking to buy a blade, one checks if it is carbon-steel or
stainless-steel.


- DloraH


On Tue, 2017-04-25 at 16:22 +0100, Anthony Appleyard wrote:
> There is more carbon in cast iron than there is in steel. See:-
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrought_iron
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steel
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cast_iron
> ----Original message----
> From : qurgh at wizage.net
> Date : 25/04/2017 - 15:21 (GMTST)
> To : tlhingan-hol at kli.org
> Subject : Re: [tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghav 'uSqan
> Steel is an alloy of iron and other elements, primarily carbon. Wikipedia says that the carbon can make up to 2.1% of the total weight of the steel.
> qurgh
> On Apr 25, 2017 10:07 AM, "Terrence Donnelly" <terrence.donnelly at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> This one confuses me, because I thought steel was iron from which most of the carbon has been removed.
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