Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A furnace or other establishment where iron is converted into steel.

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Examples

  • ArcelorMittal , the world's largest steelmaker, said it plans to permanently shut its two blast furnaces in Liege, once a major European steel-works town.

    Steel Makers Struggle

  • This will enable the railroad to construct another state-of-the-art intermodal area, similar to the one constructed in 2000 in Salinas Victoria (Nuevo León), and to renovate existing track, including the line to the steel-works port of Lázaro Cárdenas.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report August 2002

  • This will enable the railroad to construct another state-of-the-art intermodal area, similar to the one constructed in 2000 in Salinas Victoria (Nuevo León), and to renovate existing track, including the line to the steel-works port of Lázaro Cárdenas.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report August 2002

  • Uthwaite down in the valley, with all the steel threads of the railways to Sheffield drawn through it, and the coal-mines and the steel-works sending up smoke and glare from long tubes, and the pathetic little corkscrew spire of the church, that is going to tumble down, still pricking the fumes, always affected Connie strangely.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • There were enough wrought iron features to have kept a Sheffield steel-works going for a year.

    Conferences are Murder

  • All of them carried about as much ironmongery as the Prime Minister-the pistols were all Terran, and the swords and daggers were mostly made either on Terra or at the Terran-operated steel-works on Vol-und.

    Uller Uprising

  • Two blast-furnaces, each with a capacity of five hundred tons, will be speedily built, to be followed by rail-mills, a Bessemer steel-plant and all the accessories of vast iron-and steel-works.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVI., December, 1880.

  • Many kindred industries will spring up around the furnace, the Bessemer steel-works and the rail-mills that are now projected; and a few years will suffice to transform the level mesa, upon which for untold centuries the cactus and the yucca-lily have bloomed undisturbed, into a thriving manufacturing city whose pulse shall be the throb of steam through iron arms.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVI., December, 1880.

  • Nov. 5, 1898, _Nature_ publishes a notice of a paper by Prof. Berwerth, of Vienna, upon "the close connection between meteoric iron and steel-works 'steel."

    The Book of the Damned

  • Quite recently, also, a large source of phosphoric acid has been opened up in the basic slag, a rich phosphatic bye-product obtained in considerable quantity in steel-works from the basic process of steel manufacture.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

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