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:
1890–95

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structural steel
 
n
a strong mild steel used in construction work

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Many of the buildings that came crashing down were constructed of brick or concrete rather than structural steel.
Open web steel joists shall not be placed on any structural steel framework unless such framework is safely bolted or welded.
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