steelworker

noun

steel·​work·​er ˈstēl-ˌwər-kər How to pronounce steelworker (audio)
: a person who works in steel and especially in the manufacturing of it

Examples of steelworker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the steelworkers’ union does not have the legal power to block a deal, its political leverage, especially during an election year, is critical to the fate of the acquisition. David J. Lynch, Washington Post, 25 June 2024 According to The New York Times, in December 2022, oil workers and steelworkers stopped working out of sympathy for the protesters in one of Iran’s biggest general strikes in decades. Eric Edelman, Foreign Affairs, 2 Jan. 2023 From the times of Queen Elizabeth I to 19th-century steelworkers, Sheffield Castle has been the cornerstone of an English community for centuries. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 24 May 2024 And in 1992, his patience paid off when a Baltimore jury found seven asbestos manufacturers negligent in the illnesses and deaths of 8,500 steelworkers. Cassidy Jensen, Baltimore Sun, 24 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for steelworker 

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of steelworker was in 1857

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“Steelworker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steelworker. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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