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structural steel

noun
1.
the variety of steel shapes rolled for use in construction.
2.
a steel having a composition suitable for such shapes.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • Many of the buildings that came crashing down were constructed of brick or concrete rather than structural steel.
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British Dictionary definitions for structural steel

structural steel

noun
1.
a strong mild steel used in construction work
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