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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Something made of steel.
  • noun A plant where steel is made; a foundry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Steel articles or objects, or such parts of any work as are made of steel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun All the steel components of a structure

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Examples

  • Gun cotton and gelignite were used – the former to cut steelwork and the latter to destroy the piers supporting the spans.

    Alan Glass

  • "The factory I worked in was a massive steelwork labyrinth, riddled with polluted canals, massive grimy workshops, foundries and steam hammers," recalled Tipton.

    Home Of Metal: a history of the heavy in seven objects

  • Needless to say, the entire project has also been verified by structural engineers, who reinforced the area around the skylight with "secondary steelwork".

    How did Tate Britain hang a Harrier jet?

  • The metal hummed and vibrated as the wind threaded through the steelwork.

    The Tower [Fiction]

  • Johansson clipped the barrier surrounding the mouth of the tunnel but Laffite rammed the steelwork head-on.

    Chequered Conflict

  • She is inflicted with the culture of information technology supported by the mighty steelwork of industry and driven by the power of petrochemical machinery.

    A collective effort to return humankind to the dark ages

  • Mogalakwena mine; the suspension of operations to rehabilitate shaft steelwork at the Turffontein Shaft of Rustenburg Section; and contract labour related work stoppages at Rustenburg Section, Kroondal and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She is inflicted with the culture of information technology supported by the mighty steelwork of industry and driven by the power of petrochemical machinery.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • • Tipton-based The Angle Ring Co won a prestigious contract to form and bend the steel sections on the new footbridge at Wembley Stadium, and supplied the steelwork for Sandwell's very own Tipton Sports academy.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Other members of the architecture community haven't been slow to join in the fun; several companies in the Boston area that put up the steelwork for new buildings advertise themselves as "erection specialists."

    DesignerBlog

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