Bessemer steel love

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  • n. Steel made directly from cast iron by burning out a portion of the carbon and other impurities that the latter contains, through the agency of a blast of air which is forced through the molten metal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steel made directly from cast iron, by burning out a portion of the carbon and other impurities that the latter contains, through the agency of a blast of air which is forced through the molten metal; -- so called from Sir Henry Bessemer, an English engineer, the inventor of the process.
  • n. See in the Vocabulary.

Etymologies

Named after Sir Henry Bessemer, the English engineer who invented the process. (Wiktionary)

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