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Definitions of 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. 2
n. - An instrument or implement made of steel 2
n. - A weapon, as a sword, dagger, etc. 2
n. - An instrument of steel (usually a round rod) for sharpening knives. 2
n. - A piece of steel for striking sparks from flint. 2
n. - Fig.: Anything of extreme hardness; that which is characterized by sternness or rigor. 2
n. - A chalybeate medicine. 2
n. - To overlay, point, or edge with steel; as, to steel a razor; to steel an ax. 2
n. - To make hard or strong; hence, to make insensible or obdurate. 2
n. - Fig.: To cause to resemble steel, as in smoothness, polish, or other qualities. 2
n. - To cover, as an electrotype plate, with a thin layer of iron by electrolysis. The iron thus deposited is very hard, like steel. 2

The word "steel" uses 5 letters: E E L S T.

Direct anagrams of steel:
  leets   sleet   stele   teels   teles

Words formed by adding one letter before or after steel (in bold), or to eelst in any order:
a -   elates   stelae   teasel   b -   betels   c -   elects   select   d -   eldest   f -   fleets   g -   gleets   h -   lethes   i -   elites   listee   n -   nestle   p -   pestle   r -   relets   streel   s -   sleets   steels   steles   t -   settle   u -   elutes   v -   svelte   y -   sleety   steely  

Shorter words found within steel:
eel   eels   el   els   else   es   et   lee   lees   leet   lest   let   lets   see   seel   sel   set   tee   teel   tees   tel   tele   tels  

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