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1steel/ˈstiːl/noun
pluralsteels
1steel
/ˈstiːl/
noun
pluralsteels
Learner's definition of STEEL  
[noncount] 
: a strong, hard metal made of iron and carbon— often used before another noun
— see also stainless steel
   b : the industry that makes steel
[noncount]literary : things (such as weapons) that are made of steel
   b [singular] : the part of something that is made of steel
   c [count] : a device or tool that is made of steel
— see also pedal steel
— used to describe something or someone that is very strong
— see also nerves of steel at nerve
2steel/ˈstiːl/verb
steelssteeledsteeling
2steel
/ˈstiːl/
verb
steelssteeledsteeling
Learner's definition of STEEL  

steel yourself

: to make (yourself) ready for something difficult or unpleasant: to fill (yourself) with determination and courage
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