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Bessemer process

noun Bes·se·mer process \ˈbe-sə-mər-\

Definition of BESSEMER PROCESS

:  a process of making steel from pig iron by burning out carbon and other impurities by means of a blast of air forced through the molten metal

Origin of BESSEMER PROCESS

Sir Henry Bessemer
First Known Use: 1856

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