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steelworks

Line breaks: steel|works
Pronunciation: /ˈstiːlwəːks
 
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Definition of steelworks in English:

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
A factory where steel is manufactured.
Example sentences
  • Dreams entertained by some Party leaders of large-scale steelworks and munition factories and large-scale collective agriculture were irrelevant and dangerous.
  • During the Battle of Britain in 1940, Sheffield was a major target because of all the steelworks and the heavy manufacturing plants that dominated the city at that time.
  • The industrial sector includes an oil refinery, steelworks, and chemicals.

Derivatives

steelworker

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The floors on which 9,300 steelworkers once tended to blast furnaces and presses now stand virtually empty.
  • It may seem ironic, but rich people don't mind spending money on other rich people, just as steelworkers don't mind buying rounds of beers for other steelworkers.
  • The father was a steelworker in the iron range, and for Paul a steelworker was always as important as a senator or a vice-president or a president for that matter.

Words that rhyme with steelworks

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