steelworks

steelworks

[steel-wurks]
noun, plural steelworks. (used with a singular or plural verb)
an establishment where steel is made and often manufactured into girders, rails, etc.

Origin:
steel + works

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steelwork

[steel-wurk]
noun
1.
steel parts or articles.
2.
the steel frame or superstructure of a building, bridge, etc.

Origin:
1675–85; steel + work

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steelwork (ˈstiːlˌwɜːk)
 
n
a frame, foundation, or building, or article made of steel: the steelwork of a skyscraper
 
'steelworking
 
n

steelworks (ˈstiːlˌwɜːks)
 
n
(functioning as singular or plural) a plant in which steel is made from iron ore and rolled or forged into blooms, billets, bars, or sheets
 
'steelworker
 
n

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