Translations into Scottish Gaelic:
- stàilinn(Noun f)metal alloymetalmetal
(countable) A sword.
(countable) A tool used to sharpen or hone knives; a honing steel.
tool used to sharpen or hone knives
Any of various alloys based on iron containing carbon (usually 0.1-0.7 per cent) and often small quantities of other elements such as phosphorus, sulphur, manganese, chromium, and nickel. Steels exhibit a variety of properties, such as strength, machinability, malleability, etc., depending on their composition and the way they have been treated.
To hone with a honing steel.
(uncountable, countable) A metal alloy of mostly iron plus carbon, harder than pure iron but malleable when hot.
To cover with steel