Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of steel.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of steel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The British Man of Confidence wanted to be informed whether the making of bricks for the furnaces in steels-works can be considered as forbidden war-work.

    Work Camp 940 GW

  • Though the steels is a bit twisted, and the stuff a trifle tore,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, February 18, 1893

  • As for the blue steel heh, all I can think of is Zoolander, it is supposed to be a tougher kind of steels but I can tell you that I have not a clue as to which kind of steel my baking sheets are.

    onion tart with mustard and fennel | smitten kitchen

  • We say, indeed, that the struggle with this powerful impulse and the emphasis the struggle involves on the ethical and æsthetic forces in the soul's life 'steels' the character, and for a few favorably organized natures this is true; it must also be acknowledged that the differentiation of individual character so marked in our time only becomes possible through sexual limitations.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 Sex in Relation to Society

  • So I used to forge old files into 'steels' in my father's little workshop, and harden them and produce such first-rate, neat little articles in that line, that I became quite famous amongst my school companions; and many a task have I had excused me by bribing the monitor, whose grim sense of duty never could withstand the glimpse of a steel.

    Industrial Biography

  • The TF410 system can apply high-contrast markings to a range of materials, including plastics, metals and ceramics, and to difficult surfaces such as steels and titanium.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The TF410 system can apply high-contrast markings to a range of materials, including plastics, metals and ceramics, and to difficult surfaces such as steels and titanium.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • However, buyers have continued to back away from longer-leadtime imports such as steels, even if prices are slightly lower than world averages, due to continued economic uncertainty as well as the lack of available credit for global trade.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • However, buyers have continued to back away from longer-leadtime imports such as steels, even if prices are slightly lower than world averages, due to continued economic uncertainty as well as the lack of available credit for global trade.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • 'steels' in my father's little workshop, and harden them and produce such first-rate, neat little articles in that line, that I became quite famous amongst my school companions; and many a task have I had excused me by bribing the monitor, whose grim sense of duty never could withstand the glimpse of a steel.

    Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers

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