Definition of Bessemer, Sir Henry in English:

Share this entry

Bessemer, Sir Henry

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛsəmə/
(1813–98), English engineer and inventor. By 1860 he had developed the Bessemer process, the first successful method of making steel in quantity at low cost.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Sir Henry Bes|se¦mer

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.