Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Steel in thin sheets, less than one quarter of an inch in thickness.

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Examples

  • The exterior panel covering the generator is stamped sheet-steel and not contoured to the body, so it's just ugly.

    Roughing It in a Not-So-Luxurious Luxury RV

  • "There are no U.S. sheet-steel manufacturers producing these types of Generation 3 advanced high-strength steel," says Christopher Kristock , Severstal's vice president for advanced engineering.

    New Steel Rolled Out for Cars

  • For example, Ford purchased stamping presses, used to make sheet-steel parts, with die spaces large enough to handle only a specific part.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • Standard elevators stop only at every third floor, forcing most employees to walk up or down a flight of sheet-steel stairs to get to their destinations.

    The State of Mayne's

  • The sheet-steel scraper has a length of about 150 nun, a width of 50 nun and a thickness of 1 mm.

    2. Types and Mode of Action of Smoothing and Sanding Tools

  • When a letter is added to the designation FTLA, for example FTLAS, that means that the load-break switch and the associated HRC fuses are arranged in a sheet-steel casing.

    3. Low-voltage circuit breakers

  • Buildings the color of iron loomed above the sheet-steel of the river against a sky dark with autumn and factory soot.

    The Silicon Mage

  • CHAPTER III The Silent Tower stood ten miles from the ancient royal city of Kymil, separated from it by the sheet-steel curve of the River Pon, and by the silver-and-green patch-work of the Ponmarish, where sheep and pigs foraged among the boggy pools and town children hunted frogs in the long summer evenings.

    The Silent Tower

  • Then, going to the deep sheet-steel sink at the end of the laboratory workbench; he turned on the cold water and let it rise to the 200 JUG mark.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • From the latter the wort passes directly to the fermenting tuns, huge closed cylindrical vessels made of sheet-steel and coated with glass enamel.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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