steeling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

steeling

  1. present participle of steel

Noun[edit]

steeling (plural steelings)

  1. A strengthening with, or as if with, steel.
    • 1951, The Australasian Engineer (page 163)
      The joints of the toggle mechanism are equipped with steelings of special hardened steel, and are of ample dimensions to withstand the great pressure exerted in embossing or coining.
    • 1968, Francis Stewart Leland Lyons, John Dillon: a biography (page 19)
      Alas against such terrors as this all steelings of the heart are absolutely useless.

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