steel - definition and synonyms


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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.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [only before noun] made of steel, or relating to steel

      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.