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Definition of "steelwork" []

  • Something made of steel. (noun)
  • A plant where steel is made; a foundry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "steelwork" in a sentence
  • ""The factory I worked in was a massive steelwork labyrinth, riddled with polluted canals, massive grimy workshops, foundries and steam hammers," recalled Tipton."
  • "Gun cotton and gelignite were used – the former to cut steelwork and the latter to destroy the piers supporting the spans."
  • "Needless to say, the entire project has also been verified by structural engineers, who reinforced the area around the skylight with "secondary steelwork"."
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