from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of north-central Alabama south-southwest of Birmingham. Founded as a mining town, it was named after Sir Henry Bessemer. Population: 28,400.
- Bessemer, Sir Henry 1813-1898. British inventor and metallurgist who received more than 100 patents, most notably for the Bessemer process.
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- n. British inventor and metallurgist who developed the Bessemer process (1813-1898)
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Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 7: 04 p.m. BESSEMER -- Crews worked under the hot sun in Bessemer today, capping a Northern Natural Gas line that ruptured Tuesday morning.
You'll be happy to know that Simmons Sporting Goods is still operating over in Bessemer on 2nd Ave.
My grandfather had the shoemaker shop in Bessemer when we were kids.
Hey YooperJackI buddy of mine grew up in Bessemer, MI.
My dad was born and reared in Bessemer, small town just East of Ironwood on US 2.
Ralph's sister in Bessemer, Ala., retired 18 months ago, so Louise Seckinger now splits her time between the households.
Whenever they ridicule my concept of accommodation, I remember the tenseness in Bessemer, and the push-day which never came, because apparently no one-either black or white-has so far pushed too hard.
Malleable Iron and Steel without Fuel, 'was the first account that appeared shadowing forth the important manufacture now generally known as the Bessemer process.
Thus, in the manufacture of iron by what is called the Bessemer process, it has been found very convenient to judge as to the state of the molten metal by such an analysis of the flame which comes forth from it.
In the year 1879 an improvement in the well-known "Bessemer" process was patented by Messrs Gilchrist &
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