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Meaning of Bessemer

Bes•se•mer

Pronunciation: (bes'u-mur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1813–98, English engineer: inventor of the Bessemer process.
  2. a city in central Alabama. 31,729.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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