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Noun: Bessemer converter  'be-su-mur kun'vur-tu(r)
  1. A refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process

Type of: converter, convertor

Part of: steel factory, steel mill, steel plant, steelworks

Encyclopedia: Bessemer converter