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steelworks (ˈstiːlˌwɜːks Pronunciation for steelworks

Definitions

noun

  1. (functioning as singular or plural) a plant in which steel is made from iron ore and rolled or forged into blooms, billets, bars, or sheets

Derived Forms

ˈsteelˌworker noun

steelwork (ˈstiːlˌwɜːk Pronunciation for steelwork

Definitions

noun

  1. a frame, foundation, or building, or article made of steel   ⇒ the steelwork of a skyscraper

Derived Forms

ˈsteelˌworking noun

Example Sentences Including 'steelworks'

Among the operators ordered to shut down production yesterday were Adelaide Brighton Cement and Whyalla's steelworks owner, OneSteel.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
During the big recession of the early 1980s the steelworks shut down; overnight Corby became virtually a ghost town.
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Her husband is Ernest Nicholls, the managing director of the steelworks.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate
I grew up in the east end of Sheffield in the 1950s when that area abutted the Don Valley steelworks.
New Scientist (1998)
Ipsco also said its steelworks in Mobile, Ala., have reopened after being shut down as a precautionary measure ahead of hurricane Ivan.
canada.com (2004)
It's not everybody can have the head of a steelworks for his mechanical.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate
Their stay was to span the King's two-day visit to the stricken Welsh coalfields and steelworks.
Thomas, Rosie The White Dove

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