steel·​mak·​er | \ ˈstēl-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce steelmaker (audio) \

Definition of steelmaker

: a manufacturer of steel

Other Words from steelmaker

steelmaking \ ˈstēl-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce steelmaker (audio) \ noun

Examples of steelmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The latest acquisitions give Nucor scrap sites in areas where the steelmaker is building new mills or expanding existing plants. Bob Tita, WSJ, 3 Jan. 2022 One steelmaker produced more CO2 in 2020 than Pakistan. Katherine Dunn, Fortune, 27 Oct. 2021 Also named in the lawsuit is Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., or Baosteel, a Chinese steelmaker that produces and supplies the steel that allegedly violates the patent. Yuri Kageyama, ajc, 15 Oct. 2021 The steelmaker deployed a 120-square foot boom, while the oil did not appear to leak into Lake Michigan, U.S. Steel spokeswoman Amanda Malkowski said. Meredith Colias-pete,, 8 Oct. 2021 Almost a decade ago, long before the U.S. became a major LNG exporter, industrial users—including Dow Chemical and steelmaker Nucor—pre-emptively called for export curbs to make sure domestic users had access to cheap and abundant gas. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 1 Oct. 2021 The decree called for the steelmaker to pay just over $600,000 — split between the federal government and state of Indiana. Meredith Colias-pete,, 3 Sep. 2021 At that price, the company is valued at roughly $29 billion, similar to companies like supermarket chain Kroger and steelmaker Nucor, though its heft on the pop-culture landscape may be even weightier. Stan Choe And Alex Veiga, Chron, 29 July 2021 Big acquisitions made in the past year are starting to pay off for steelmaker Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. cleveland, 22 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of steelmaker

1774, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2022

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“Steelmaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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