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industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converter to blast air through molten iron and thus burning the excess carbon and impurities; the first successful method of making steel in quantity at low cost Bessemer process
furnace with combustion intensified by air blast blast furnace
furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide ores; combustion is intensified by a blast of air blast furnace
workman employed to blast with explosives blaster , chargeman
antipersonnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy claymore , claymore mine
large bomb (500 to 2,000 pounds that is 50% explosive) whose explosion creates a blast and whose metal casing creates some fragmentation effect general-purpose bomb , GP bomb
strong blast of wind gust
atom bomb that produces lethal neutrons with less blast neutron bomb
crude iron tapped from a blast furnace pig iron
quick blast of breath puff
breathe out a quick blast of air puff
blast of wind laden with sand sandblast
tool that throws out a blast of steam laden with sand; used to clean or grind hard surfaces sandblaster
blast of a horn toot
whistle blast toot
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