Share this entry

Bessemer, Sir Henry Line breaks: Sir Henry Bes|se¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛsəmə/

Definition of Bessemer, Sir Henry in English:

( 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.

Definition of Bessemer, Sir Henry in:

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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources