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

Definition of steelmaker

: a manufacturer of steel

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

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The Damasukasu steelmakers borrowed the method in which Samurai swords are made, resulting in these blades undergoing 120 hours of completion. Popular Mechanics, "These Laser-Sharp Japanese Knives Are a Kitchen Staple," 14 Mar. 2019 Still, some rival steelmakers and the media have asked where Mr. Gupta gets the money to finance his spending spree and have said the business lacks transparency. Alistair Macdonald, WSJ, "British Metals Magnate Bets on American Steel, Prepares U.S. Listing," 3 Dec. 2018 Trump took office — to stop Chinese steelmakers from dumping excess production onto world markets. Tory Newmyer, Washington Post, "The Finance 202: Trump draws powerful enemy in trade fight: the Koch brothers," 5 June 2018 Shares of other Asian steelmakers were down on Friday too, with Posco sliding 3.6 percent in Seoul. Jasmine Ng,, "Steel Has Worst Week in a Year as Trump’s Tariffs Deepen Gloom," 9 Mar. 2018 Amid the global selloff in steel and aluminum stocks, reeling from U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports, one French steelmaker may be rubbing its hands in glee. Angela Cullen,, "Trump Tariffs Are a Boon for This French Steelmaker," 2 Mar. 2018 The rich menu of subsidies helped China’s steelmakers set prices 20% to 40% lower than the U.S., analysts said. Chuin-wei Yap, WSJ, "How China Built a Steel Behemoth and Convulsed World Trade," 24 Dec. 2018 For ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, that evolution could determine whether the metal retains a century-long role as the primary material in most new cars and trucks. Thomas Biesheuvel,, "A Steelmaker’s Plan to Win Back the Car of the Future," 16 Jan. 2018 The union said the steelmaker is also seeking concessions in active and retiree health care, incentive and vacation pay, family and medical leave, contracting out jobs, seniority and scheduling. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "NW Indiana steel contract talks start with sides far apart," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of steelmaker

1774, in the meaning defined above

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