of/like steel

Definition of of/like steel

  1. :  very powerful He had a grip of/like steel.

Word by Word Definitions

steelplay
  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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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