Converter
Converter Con*vert"er, n. 1. One who converts; one who makes converts. [1913 Webster]

2. (Steel Manuf.) A retort, used in the Bessemer process, in which molten cast iron is decarburized and converted into steel by a blast of air forced through the liquid metal. [1913 Webster]


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