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noun steel pronunciation in British English /stiːl/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a strong metal made from a mixture of iron and carbon

    The works produced a million tons of steel a year.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] made of steel, or relating to steel

      a steel helmet/frame/rod/sink

      the steel industry

    2. b.
      the industry that produces steel and objects made of steel

      Iron and steel make up one quarter of the country's national income.


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