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steelworks

[ steel-wurks ]

noun

, (used with a singular or plural verb)
, plural steel·works.
  1. an establishment where steel is made and often manufactured into girders, rails, etc.


steelworks

/ ˈstiːlˌwɜːks /

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


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Derived Forms

  • ˈsteelˌworker, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of steelworks1

steel + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)
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Example Sentences

To this end he erected steelworks in Sheffield, on ground purchased with the help of friends, and began to manufacture steel.

But she has made up for it by utilizing a by-product of her steelworks.

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