Big Steel

Definition of Big Steel

  1. the steel industry Big Steel is lobbying Congress for new legislation.

Word by Word Definitions

bigplay Big
  1. :  of great strength

    :  of great force

    :  large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. :  in a loud or declamatory manner

    :  in a boasting manner

    :  to a large amount or extent

  1. :  an individual or organization of outstanding importance or power

    :  major league

    :  a big player :  a center or forward whose large size and strength are used to control play near the basket

steelplay Steel
  1. :  commercial iron that contains carbon in any amount up to about 1.7 percent as an essential alloying constituent, is malleable when under suitable conditions, and is distinguished from cast iron by its malleability and lower carbon content

    :  an instrument or implement of or characteristically of steel: such as

    :  a thrusting or cutting weapon

  1. :  to overlay, point, or edge with steel

    :  to cause to resemble steel (as in looks or hardness)

    :  to fill with resolution or determination

  1. :  made of steel

    :  of or relating to the production of steel

    :  resembling steel


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