Bessemer steel
Bessemer steel Bes"se*mer steel` Steel made directly from cast iron, by burning out a portion of the carbon and other impurities that the latter contains, through the agency of a blast of air which is forced through the molten metal; -- so called from Sir Henry Bessemer, an English engineer, the inventor of the process. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bessemer steel — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), n. [AS. st[=e]l, st[=y]l, st[=y]le; akin to D. staal, G. stahl, OHG. stahal, Icel. st[=a]l, Dan. staal, Sw. st[*a]l, Old Prussian stakla.] 1. (Metal) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bessemer steel — noun Usage: usually capitalized B : steel made by the Bessemer process * * * steel made by the Bessemer process. [1870 75] * * * Bessemer steel, steel made by the Bessemer process …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bessemer steel — Besemerio plienas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Besemerio konverteryje su rūgštine iškloja pagamintas plienas. atitikmenys: angl. acid Bessemer steel; Bessemer steel; converter steel rus. бессемеровская сталь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Bessemer steel — steel made by the Bessemer process. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bessemer steel — Henry Bessemer …   Inventors, Inventions

  • acid Bessemer steel — Besemerio plienas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Besemerio konverteryje su rūgštine iškloja pagamintas plienas. atitikmenys: angl. acid Bessemer steel; Bessemer steel; converter steel rus. бессемеровская сталь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Steel, Peech and Tozer — was a large steel maker with works situated at Ickles and Templeborough, in the Don Valley on the outskirts of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. History An area of land, almost a crescent shape through Masbrough and Ickles, on the edge of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Steel — (st[=e]l), n. [AS. st[=e]l, st[=y]l, st[=y]le; akin to D. staal, G. stahl, OHG. stahal, Icel. st[=a]l, Dan. staal, Sw. st[*a]l, Old Prussian stakla.] 1. (Metal) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between wrought iron and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steel duck — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), n. [AS. st[=e]l, st[=y]l, st[=y]le; akin to D. staal, G. stahl, OHG. stahal, Icel. st[=a]l, Dan. staal, Sw. st[*a]l, Old Prussian stakla.] 1. (Metal) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steel mill — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), n. [AS. st[=e]l, st[=y]l, st[=y]le; akin to D. staal, G. stahl, OHG. stahal, Icel. st[=a]l, Dan. staal, Sw. st[*a]l, Old Prussian stakla.] 1. (Metal) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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