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Noun: steel  steel
  1. An alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
     
  2. A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    - sword, blade, brand
     
  3. Knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
Verb: steel  steel
  1. Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
    - nerve
     
  2. Cover, plate, or edge with steel

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Derived forms: steels, steeling, steeled

Type of: alloy, arm, brace, cover, metal, poise, sharpener, weapon, weapon system

Encyclopedia: Steel, the Indestructible Man