Meaning of STEEL in English

STEEL

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

copper/steel wire

Electrical impulses are sent down the copper wire.

cotton/steel/paper etc mill

an old Victorian cotton mill

iron and steel

the iron and steel industry

metal/steel/iron plates

The shoes had metal plates attached to the heels.

stainless steel

stainless steel cutlery

steel band

steel drum

steel guitar

steel mill

steel wool

steel/iron/wooden etc rod

The walls are reinforced with steel rods.

steel/oil/shipping etc magnate

a powerful media magnate

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

cold

Five minutes later found me flinching and clenching. biting into the black vinyl of the couch as cold steel penetrated.

Laughlin, based in Harvey, Illinois, is a maker of cold finished steel bars.

heavy

Two Brothers had mounted those duelling blocks, stepping into those boots encased in heavy steel .

A: Shiny, heavy aluminum or steel pans are best for baking.

We also had with us an immensely heavy steel strongbox which contained enormous quantities of devalued lire.

The recorders are the size of rural mailboxes and are encased in heavy steel .

You can also buy really tough but heavy steel pegs which you can hammer into very hard ground with a rock.

They reeled under the blows, but the heavy steel saved them and they recovered to push back unarmoured householders.

The jury's only reservations concerned the heavy steel legs and their junctions with the surfaces.

I descended and found myself facing a heavy steel door.

high

The device incorporates a high tensile steel tube which clamps to the steering wheel and an integral alarm.

The electric furnaces now used to produce high quality steel , depend almost entirely on scrap for furnace feed.

large

Eventually, they came to a large set of steel doors, watched over by a single guard.

Bouldry said the wooden awning was also weighted with snow and water draining from a larger steel roof overhead.

While other larger steel producers had struggled and often failed against foreign competition, Nucor succeeded.

Two border surveillance cameras, mounted on large steel poles, have been destroyed by gunfire.

mild

Copings in aluminium and mild steel , designed for a lifetime of service.

The style was different to ours: they'd used mild steel netting instead of high-tensile wires.

Between the planting and the road is a mild-steel picket fence.

There are two ancient mild steel peg belays here, but they are best ignored in favour of something a touch more modern.

stainless

Once the acidity is right, huge, mechanical, stainless steel forks are switched on to cut the curd into large chunks.

Occasionally, some one would use butcher block, solid wood, copper, stainless steel , marble or some other exotic surface.

For Edward, the stainless steel containers, and the job, took on a deeper significance.

Before making the welfare address, Dole toured a local plant that manufactures stainless steel tanks and employs several former welfare beneficiaries.

Keep silver or chrome-plated cutlery away from stainless steel .

Specialty metals such as stainless steel , silicon electric steel, alloys and tungsten still are produced in the area.

structural

Rack structures are of structural steel or thin section steel construction.

Some specialize-for example, in structural steel or reinforced concrete structures.

Lateral stability to the structure is provided by a braced structural steel core.

Public works inspectors may specialize in highways, structural steel , reinforced concrete, or ditches.

This building also will be made of structural steel and concrete blocks.

It also owns shipyards and structural steel plants that make highway guard rails.

tubular

Construction was conventional, with a tubular steel fuselage covered in fabric.

Unlike traditional playgrounds that are made of metal and wood, these are made of foam-padded tubular steel and plastic.

All the competition uses simple, tubular steel chassis, but Aprilia is renowned for its alloy beam frames.

Main support for the wing was provided by a large central pylon constructed from tubular steel and covered by Duralumin.

The wing was braced by tubular steel struts located between the hull and underwing surfaces.

It was all tubular steel and smoked glass.

■ NOUN

band

Other facilities include two swimming pools and nightly entertainment featuring steel bands , limbo dancing and calypso music.

His cell was eight by fifteen with a solid oak door supported by steel bands .

Read in studio A group of schoolchildren have formed their own Carribean steel band .

Beeton Rumford staff then transformed the ship's hold, with a steel band , palms and exotic flowers.

These human beasts of burden also wore heavy leg-irons chained to thick steel bands clamped around their waists.

bar

It's your job to provide an alternative to the steel bar by cutting a length of timber instead.

Laughlin, based in Harvey, Illinois, is a maker of cold finished steel bars .

From its rear chassis, two heavy chains were securely attached to the steel bars of the gates.

For bogies and underframes the rolled steel bars were dealt with similarly to wagon components.

A galvanised steel bar grill on the end will prevent access up the pipe.

Pins were inserted into the breaks and steel bars attached to the bones.

They attacked me with pickaxe handles and steel bars .

column

This tiny hitch would be discovered only five weeks later, when the first steel columns arrived on site.

One spring morning two anchor bolts were inserted in the footings that were to receive the first steel column .

company

Unfortunately her building was delayed by the failure of the small specialised steel company that was constructing the hull.

The superintendent in the steel company needed power to get a more efficient delivery schedule of slabs.

Certain private steel companies sought injunctions to prevent this.

They would have done by instinct everything the critics say the steel companies did not do.

Nor was Harvester the only steel company in the 1980s to have this problem.

The steel companies automated, but then did nothing eLse.

It is a banal memory, for her father, the owner of a steel company , is a complicated man.

door

I descended and found myself facing a heavy steel door .

Miguel felt sad as Firebug disappeared into the vestibule, the ugly steel door closing behind him with a clank.

Herr Bischoff then turned the second lock and together they pushed open the massive steel door .

At the end of the corridor, they found Herr Bischoff's son waiting in front of a vast circular steel door .

I repaired the steel door years ago, loosening the rusted hinges and straightening the guides for the bolt.

Eventually, they came to a large set of steel doors , watched over by a single guard.

An agent punched the buzzer next to the embassy's rear steel door .

With a rusty squeak, a pair of steel doors slid inward, locking in the middle with a solid clang.

frame

A few days later, Lisa was fitted with her steel frame .

The names of 934 journalists, dating back to 1812, are printed on tinted-glass panels affixed to a spiral steel frame .

The firm says its buildings cost no more than modern steel frame houses.

The steel frame and simple suspension are identical to the current bike.

The heavy chains lifted, straightened and drew taut, and the stout steel frames of the gates began to buckle outwards.

You could tell it was heavier than normal, probably wooden, clad on a solid steel frame surrounded by high-ratio sound-proofing.

The 45 m superstructure is a nine-storey steel frame stabilised by a reinforced concrete core.

Phase one is now complete with steel frame welding being carried out at the new site.

framework

The fibreglass sections were bolted around a built-up steel framework and Beech C-45 outer wing panels were attached.

There are various ways of designing a steel framework to stand up to the vertical and lateral forces.

Sakhnovski, a team started erecting a replica of the steel framework of part of the thirty-fifth floor of the building.

The evolution of the curtain wall went hand in hand with the invention of the steel framework .

guitar

They should get themselves a steel guitar .

Herron rounded out the band with some fiddle and steel guitar .

Cook, who tears up the steel guitar and trombone.

industry

Will the Hon. Gentleman pledge himself to renationalise the steel industry ?

What if they had run the steel industry ?

For another industry that followed the same path one has to look no further than the world's steel industry.

They know about the collapse of the steel industry , the massive layoffs at auto plants.

The same has been happening in the steel industry with the advent of the mini-mills.

Typical end-uses include fire screens and welding blankets in potentially hazardous environments such as oil platforms, shipyards and the steel industry .

As a cradle of the coal, iron and steel industries many of its age-old traditions still continue to this day.

maker

Nucor, a steel maker , maintains double-digit growth in an industry that has been shrinking.

mill

I began to work in steel mills when I was seventeen to support my education.

He told me to go over to the steel mill .

We would cut those areas of production, such as mines and steel mills , where there is no comparative advantage for us.

But new steel mills are starting up, which will boost supply.

People all have jobs now, at the steel mill and the auto plant.

S., new steel mills are setting up shop.

The company makes giant machinery for industry: steel mills and iron foundries; oil-drilling equipment and massive bulldozers.

But new steel mills are starting up, which some analysts expect will boost supply and depress prices over the next year.

plant

The brownfields range widely in size, from half-acre former gas stations to 700-acre shuttered steel plants .

Sir Berkeley runs round his train during a tour of the Frodingham steel plant in May.

It also owns shipyards and structural steel plants that make highway guard rails.

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, 25 steel plants closed in the Youngstown region.

plate

Both Mccullin and Page were badly wounded, the latter was left with a steel plate in his brain.

The spire is made of stainless steel plate , rolled into a seamless cone.

As for the ships, steel plates meant to repair them have found their way into the homes of Vladivostok's elite.

Up on the roof Balberith drove his fists at the steel plate and howled obscenities, the way some of them do.

production

This is a factory, more than 100 years old, which produces silicone for steel production and computer chips.

Part of our A-level chemistry looks at steel production and another at protein chemistry.

From 1951 to 1955 manufacturing output rose 14 percent, car production 87 percent and steel production 21.5 percent.

rod

Now it was raining hard outside, great heavy unmerciful rain slanting out of the sky like steel rods .

The following day, the doctors pin together her bone with three tiny steel rods that will stay in her hand for ever.

They have been removed from the bridge because many similar ones have broken apart as the steel rods have corroded.

The Phantom looks simple: A thimble is attached to a jointed arm made of black steel rods .

To give it strength in compression and tension, steel rods were embedded in the concrete.

tube

The device incorporates a high tensile steel tube which clamps to the steering wheel and an integral alarm.

The fuselage was of welded steel tube , faired to an oval section, with spruce formers, and fabric covered.

Or you might want to think of a steel tube .

The tall surfaces were of steel tube , fabric covered.

The trees are anchored by 20 metre polyurethane roots, formed by injecting liquid chemicals down a steel tube .

wool

Applied with fine steel wool , the wax can darken faded wood and provide a resistant finish.

After the second with grade 0000 steel wool 8 Any finish can then be applied.

For a natural worn look, lightly rub down the varnish when hard with fine steel wool .

Then sand lightly with fine steel wool , and dust off thoroughly, finishing with a tacky rag.

worker

Earlier, they had promised to raise wages on April 1st by 26% for engineers and 21% for steel workers .

Also patron of farriers, jewelers, and steel workers .

A witness had seen the retired steel worker in the middle of the road.

Abortion may be a deciding factor for Fred Chiorra, a 71-year old retired steel worker and Democrat from Allentown.

So, we weep for both lambs and foxes, but not for steel workers .

Also patron of farriers, garage workers , and steel workers.

It is neither a romantic comedy in the vein of Four Weddings nor a warm-hearted tale about Sheffield steel workers .

■ VERB

build

The new screen is built on to a steel frame so it should survive considerably longer.

The colossal church in southern Charlotte is built of glass and steel spires, rising above its stone front.

A composite building of steel plus concrete is extremely difficult to achieve in New York City.

At each level of the building , the steel members can experience different forces from higher up or lower down.

make

Bethlehem Steel, for instance, no longer makes steel at the huge plant around its Pennsylvania headquarters.

Fishnets are not made of wood, steel , or concrete.

Portakabins are made of steel and do not burn.

Thus, a car builder will not try to make its own steel as Ford once did.

Those clamps are made of high-tensile steel fitted with a locking device.

S blocked steel imports, which drove up the cost of automobiles and everything else made from steel.

The spire is made of stainless steel plate, rolled into a seamless cone.

We backed off making steel because we backed off making everything.

use

The style was different to ours: they'd used mild steel netting instead of high-tensile wires.

At first, I used steel , which weighed too much and cost $ 1, 100 apiece to make.

Rainwater only should be used with steel tanks as bore water is corrosive on account of its iron content.

Then another gendarme ran up and joined the attack, using a steel golf club.

They used additional steel straps to re-secure the roof.

In the west, shipbuilding was done at Barrow-in-Furness, again using local steel .

All the competition uses simple, tubular steel chassis, but Aprilia is renowned for its alloy beam frames.

They used either aluminium or steel foil, contained in a stainless steel cassette, as a recording medium.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cold steel

Five minutes later found me flinching and clenching. biting into the black vinyl of the couch as cold steel penetrated.

gold-tipped/steel-tipped/rubber-tipped etc

nerves of steel

You need nerves of steel to be a race-car driver.

He had either nerves of steel or brains of custard, because he had fallen asleep during the last flight.

It calls for consummate timing and nerves of steel.

Raccoons these days, they have nerves of steel.

The man had nerves of steel and didn't need anyone's good wishes.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The concrete is reinforced with steel .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

According to Gardner, she has the steel to succeed.

Edelstein challenges any preconceptions one might have of what a New Jersey steel dispatcher should look like.

In the west, shipbuilding was done at Barrow-in-Furness, again using local steel .

Plate steel is used in the construction and machinery markets.

The best type of lock to use is one made from a loop of solid steel .

Two other bodies are still in the ship, lodged in twisted steel .

When people do read longer works, they primarily favor high-drama novels that get a steel grip on their attention.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

s

Domestic U. S . steel got fat and sassy.

Would the U. S . steel industry survive in any form?

Witness the entire U. S . steel industry.

Nippon Steel, for example, spends more on research and development than all U. S . steel companies combined.

For some reason, maybe just an existential weariness, U. S . steel companies stopped doing these things.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cold steel

Five minutes later found me flinching and clenching. biting into the black vinyl of the couch as cold steel penetrated.

nerves of steel

You need nerves of steel to be a race-car driver.

He had either nerves of steel or brains of custard, because he had fallen asleep during the last flight.

It calls for consummate timing and nerves of steel.

Raccoons these days, they have nerves of steel.

The man had nerves of steel and didn't need anyone's good wishes.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I meowed a couple of times and steeled myself as she came over.

Only then would ministers steel themselves to introduce the unpleasant but indispensable reform measures.

Ruth steeled every nerve-ending in her body.

She had been expecting changes and had steeled herself not to resent them.

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