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Bessemer converter

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large pear-shaped container in which molten iron is converted to steel by the Bessemer process.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See the nouns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process

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