steelworker

noun
steel·​work·​er | \ˈstēl-ˌwər-kər \

Definition of steelworker 

: a person who works in steel and especially in the manufacturing of it

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Some steelworkers eat multiple meals a day at the grill. Samantha Bomkamp, latimes.com, "In this small steel town, Trump's tariffs have been met with a sigh of relief," 9 July 2018 Some steelworkers eat multiple meals a day at the grill. Samantha Bomkamp, latimes.com, "In this small steel town, Trump's tariffs have been met with a sigh of relief," 9 July 2018 The United States first became a net importer of steel in 1959, when steelworkers staged a 116-day strike, according to research by Michael O. Moore, a George Washington University economist. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump off about auto trade," 6 Mar. 2018 Some steelworkers eat multiple meals a day at the grill. Samantha Bomkamp, latimes.com, "In this small steel town, Trump's tariffs have been met with a sigh of relief," 9 July 2018 Some steelworkers eat multiple meals a day at the grill. Samantha Bomkamp, chicagotribune.com, "The Illinois town where Trump's tariffs have provided jobs, and a sigh of relief," 6 July 2018 The credits cost more than the total pay and benefits for Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ 692 unionized steelworkers. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "You RIN Some, You Lose Some," 12 Mar. 2018 An American farmer and a steelworker explain how tariffs are having an impact on their livelihoods. Benjamin Parkin, WSJ, "Soybean Prices Near Decade-Low as China Tariffs Hammer Supply Forecast," 12 July 2018 In between snapping selfies with steelworkers for Canada Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came up against some uncomfortable questions. Rebecca Tan, chicagotribune.com, "Justin Trudeau responds to groping allegations: 'I don't remember any negative interactions'," 2 July 2018

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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steelworker

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: a person who works at a place where steel is made

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