structural steel


Definition of structural steel

1 : rolled steel in structural shapes
2 : steel suitable for structural shapes

Examples of structural steel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The building pad construction is also nearing completion, with masonry walls, underground utilities and structural steel to follow. Brian Lisik, cleveland, "Highland Local Schools building projects are on time and on budget," 3 Aug. 2020 Then, carbon steel and structural steel bumped it to 50 ksi. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, "What It Takes to Build the World’s Most Extreme Bridges," 9 June 2020 The concrete deck is separating near the bridge's structural steel components due to corrosion, and the deck overhangs have also lost some concrete. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's what Waukesha residents need to know about upcoming summer road construction projects," 24 June 2020 The detached structural steel treehouse is connected to the main house via another bridge-like walkway. Dallas News, "Treehouse’ on Preston Hollow cul-de-sac offered," 7 June 2020 All of the structural steel, concrete and masonry are in place. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Full steam ahead until we're not': Summerfest exploring contingencies in face of coronavirus pandemic," 19 Mar. 2020 Whereas the original edifice was supported by steel beams atop the cast-iron columns, the new one is a modern steel-framed building with structural steel studs. John Freeman Gill, New York Times, "A Slice of the Fulton Fish Market Gets A New Life," 28 Feb. 2020 The marvel includes a 300-piece structural steel base and 10, 10-foot sections of trunk. Hayley Glatter, Popular Mechanics, "The Tiny Technical Miracles Inside the World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze," 24 Dec. 2019 Six weeks after an exuberant, heavily attended opening ceremony, workers discovered cracks in two structural steel beams. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, "The Floating Utopia of Salesforce Park," 11 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of structural steel

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Aug 2020

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“Structural steel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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