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1. Something made of steel.
2. steelworks(used with a sing. verb) A plant where steel is made; a foundry.

steel′work′er n.


(ˈstilˌwɜr kər)

a person who works in a plant that manufactures steel and steel products.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steelworker - a worker engaged in making steelsteelworker - a worker engaged in making steel  
maker, shaper - a person who makes things


[ˈstiːlˌwɜːkəʳ] Ntrabajador(a) m/f siderúrgico/a


steel worker [ˈstiːlwɜːrr] nouvrier/ière m/f sidérurgiste


[ˈstiːlˌwɜːkəʳ] noperaio/a di acciaieria
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