a metal consisting of iron in a hard strong form containing some carbon and sometimes other metals, and used in building materials, cutting tools, machines, etc.
make (especially oneself) hard, unfeeling, or determined
About 80 per cent of steel in Britain is made by the open hearth process.
出自： A. H. Cottrell
Olive had..a sense of real heroism in steeling herself against uneasiness.
出自： H. James
He was dangerously near to converting me to righteousness but..I steeled my heart.
出自： E. Waugh
Citizens will probably steel themselves for a further levy.
She had to steel her heart against pity.
He steeled himself for the blow.
误 People connect Anshan with steel and iron.
正 People connect Anshan with iron and steel.
析 汉语说“钢铁”,而英语则习惯说iron and steel。