bessemerize

transitive verb

bes·​se·​mer·​ize
ˈbe-sə-mə-ˌrīz
-ed/-ing/-s
often capitalized
: to treat with a blast of air (as in the Bessemer process)

Word History

Etymology

Bessemer (process) + -ize

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“Bessemerize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bessemerize. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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