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Steel (IPA: /ˈstiɫ/)


Steel (n.)

A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between wrought iron and cast iron (containing between one half of one per cent and one and a half per cent of carbon), and consisting of an alloy of iron with an iron carbide. Steel, unlike wrought iron, can be tempered, and retains magnetism. Its malleability decreases, and fusibility increases, with an increase in carbon.

Steel (n.)

An instrument or implement made of steel

Steel (n.)

A weapon, as a sword, dagger, etc.

Steel (n.)

An instrument of steel (usually a round rod) for sharpening knives.

Steel (n.)

A piece of steel for striking sparks from flint.

Steel (n.)

Fig.: Anything of extreme hardness; that which is characterized by sternness or rigor.

Steel (n.)

A chalybeate medicine.

Steel (n.)

To overlay, point, or edge with steel; as, to steel a razor; to steel an ax.

Steel (n.)

To make hard or strong; hence, to make insensible or obdurate.

Steel (n.)

Fig.: To cause to resemble steel, as in smoothness, polish, or other qualities.

Steel (n.)

To cover, as an electrotype plate, with a thin layer of iron by electrolysis. The iron thus deposited is very hard, like steel.

Steel

Alloy made by combining iron and other elements

Steel

1997 American superhero action film directed by Kenneth Johnson

Steel

Fictional character in the DC Universe

Steel

Episode of the American television series The Twilight Zone

Steel

Italian television channel

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Excited magnetic body. One such as iron or steel that acquires magnetism from a loadstone or natural magnet." - William Gilbert of Colchester, Physician of London

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He Walks Through Walls Of Solid Steel And Stone... Into The 4th Dimension!" - 4D Man

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I've got balls balls balls balls of Steel a reference to the Duke Nukem Ventrilo Harassment youtube video." - Duke Nukem

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Man of Steel (film)" - DC Comics

Example Sentence (Quote)

"My poems please the brave: My poems, short and sincere, Have the force of steel Which forges swords." - José Martí


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