steel mill


noun

a steelworks.

Origin of steel mill

First recorded in 1640–50
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Examples from the Web for steel mill

  • One steel-mill superintendent received official notice to hire no man over thirty-five and keep no man over forty-five.

    The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
  • The steel-mill is, indeed, the most colossal combination of Steam and Steel.

  • They have been replaced since then by the steel-mill, and then by the Davy lamp, and other safety lamps of various kinds.

    Michael Faraday|Walter Jerrold
  • "From our village it looked like a light over a great American steel-mill city," said a missionary to me.