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steelwork

[ steel-wurk ]
/ ˈstilˌwɜrk /
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noun

steel parts or articles.
the steel frame or superstructure of a building, bridge, etc.

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Origin of steelwork

First recorded in 1675–85; steel + work
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British Dictionary definitions for steelwork

steelwork
/ (ˈstiːlˌwɜːk) /

noun

a frame, foundation, or building, or article made of steelthe steelwork of a skyscraper

Derived forms of steelwork

steelworking, noun
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