bessemer con verter

Bessemer converter

noun
the refractory-lined metal container in which steel is produced by the Bessemer process.

Origin:
1925–30

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Bessemer converter (ˈbɛsɪmə)
 
n
a refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process

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