Bessemer

Bessemer in reference to the process for decarbonizing and desiliconizing pig iron by passing air through the molten metal, 1856, named for engineer and inventor Sir Harry Bessemer (1813-1898) who invented it.

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  • Bessemer — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bessemer (Alabama) Bessemer (Florida) Bessemer (Michigan) Bessemer (North Carolina) Bessemer (Ohio) Bessemer (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) Bessemer (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bessemer — is the name, or part of the name, of several places in the United States: *Bessemer, Alabama *Bessemer, Michigan *Bessemer Township, Michigan *Bessemer City, North Carolina *Bessemer, Pennsylvania *Bessemer Bend, WyomingOther things or people… …   Wikipedia

  • bessemer — [ bɛsmɛr ] n. m. • 1886; acier bessemer 1862; nom de l inventeur ♦ Techn. Convertisseur pour transformer la fonte en acier. ● bessemer nom masculin Convertisseur inventé par sir Henry Bessemer pour transformer la fonte en acier par insufflation d …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bessemer — Bessemer, AL U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 29672 Housing Units (2000): 12790 Land area (2000): 40.702947 sq. miles (105.420145 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.067247 sq. miles (0.174169 sq. km) Total area (2000): 40.770194 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bessemer — Bessemer, Henry * * * (as used in expressions) Bessemer, proceso Bessemer, proceso básico Bessemer, Sir Henry …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bessemer, AL — U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 29672 Housing Units (2000): 12790 Land area (2000): 40.702947 sq. miles (105.420145 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.067247 sq. miles (0.174169 sq. km) Total area (2000): 40.770194 sq. miles (105.594314 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bessemer, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 2148 Housing Units (2000): 1179 Land area (2000): 5.467225 sq. miles (14.160048 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.467225 sq. miles (14.160048 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bessemer, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1172 Housing Units (2000): 496 Land area (2000): 1.671646 sq. miles (4.329542 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.053844 sq. miles (0.139455 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.725490 sq. miles (4.468997 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bessemer — converter or bessemer steel (named for its English inventor, Sir Henry Bessemer) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Bessemer [1] — Bessemer, 1) Ort im nordamerikan. Staat Colorado, südlich von Pueblo, mit Stahl und Schmelzwerken. – 2) Ort in Alabama, Grafschaft Jefferson, mit Stahlwerken und (1900) 6358 Einw. – 3) Stadt im nordwestlichen Michigan, Grafschaft Gogebic, mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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