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steel

noun [U]
 
 
/stiːl/ PRODUCTION
a strong metal that is a mixture of iron and carbon, used for making things that need a strong structure, especially vehicles and buildings: They have an annual production of about two million tons of steel.steel rod/girder/container The concrete is strengthened with steel rods. steel imports/exports/prices a steel plant/factory
the industry that produces steel: The area's main industries are cement, iron, and steel. He asked the U.S Congress to move swiftly to aid the state's ailing steel industry.steel company/group/giant The company has become one of the region's most influential steel giants. steel jobs/workers
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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