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steel in Industry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsteelsteel1 /stiːl/ ●●○ S3 W3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [uncountable]HCM strong metal that can be shaped easily, consisting of iron and carbon πŸ”Š a steel bridge πŸ”Š stainless steel (=steel that does not change colour) knives2 [uncountable]TI the industry that makes steel πŸ”Š Sheffield is a major steel town.3 β†’ nerves of steel4 [countable]D a thin bar of steel used for making knives sharp
Examples from the Corpus
steelβ€’ When people do read longer works, they primarily favor high-drama novels that get a steel grip on their attention.β€’ Edelstein challenges any preconceptions one might have of what a New Jersey steel dispatcher should look like.β€’ In the west, shipbuilding was done at Barrow-in-Furness, again using local steel.β€’ Plate steel is used in the construction and machinery markets.β€’ The best type of lock to use is one made from a loop of solid steel.β€’ According to Gardner, she has the steel to succeed.β€’ Two other bodies are still in the ship, lodged in twisted steel.β€’ The concrete is reinforced with steel.stainless steelβ€’ As soon as I get up, I light the fire and put on a stainless steel pot for hot water.β€’ Mobile stainless steel racks are treated as stainless steel worktops.β€’ The M asteroids are about 99 percent metal with the composition of a natural stainless steel.β€’ The Lanes' vat has had to be fitted with a new stainless steel liner.β€’ Before the days of stainless steel, large houses used a knife-cleaning machine.β€’ For Edward, the stainless steel containers, and the job, took on a deeper significance.β€’ They also say the 25-ton stainless steel casks used at some plants to stored cooled material above ground are too expensive.