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Bes·se·mer

 (bĕs′ə-mər), Sir Henry 1813-1898.
British inventor and metallurgist who received more than 100 patents, most notably for the Bessemer process.
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Bes•se•mer

(ˈbɛs ə mər)

n.
Sir Henry, 1813–98, English engineer.
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Bessemer

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So, one of the teams wore chain-mail ulsters, and the other wore plate- armor made of my new Bessemer steel.
Just as the click of the reaper means bread, and the purr of the sewing-machine means clothes, and the roar of the Bessemer converter means steel, and the rattle of the press means education, so the ring of the telephone bell has come to mean unity and organization.
Like all time-saving inventions, like the railroad, the reaper, and the Bessemer converter, the telephone, in the last analysis, COSTS NOTHING; IT IS THE LACK OF IT THAT COSTS.
He was taken to the Bessemer furnace, where they made billets of steel--a domelike building, the size of a big theater.
He has the occasional European runner - Legacy won in Ireland at two last year - and Bessemer looks like a good one.
The new Citroen Service Centre in Bessemer Road is not only a first for Cardiff, but a first for the United Kingdom.
Michael Kadis, President Larry Kadis, Vice-President 8200 Bessemer Ave.
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Illinois, US-based collision repair centre operator The Boyd Group Inc's Gerber Collision and Glass business has acquired two collision repair centres, in Bessemer and Birmingham, Alabama, the company said.
Both Bessemer and Jon Gunderson, president of Advantage (iadvantageengineering.com), agree that the combination unit could potentially appeal to any processor that does not dry centrally.