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steel

noun [U] uk   us   /stiːl/
B2 a strong metal that is a mixture of iron and carbon, used for making things that need a strong structure, especially vehicles and buildings: steel girders/rods/struts a steel helmet a steel-plated army truck
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steel

verb uk   us   /stiːl/
steel yourself to force yourself to get ready to do something unpleasant or difficult: [+ to infinitive] She steeled herself to jump out of the plane.
Translations of “steel”
in Arabic فولاذ, صُلْب…
in Korean 강철…
in Malaysian keluli…
in French (d’)acier…
in Turkish çelik…
in Italian acciaio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋼…
in Russian сталь…
in Polish stal…
in Vietnamese thép…
in Spanish acero…
in Portuguese aço…
in Thai เหล็ก…
in German der Stahl, Stahl-……
in Catalan acer…
in Japanese 鋼鉄, 鋼(はがね)…
in Indonesian baja…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钢…
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