WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
steelman n 1: a worker engaged in making steel [syn: steelmaker, steelworker, steelman]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
Steelman DoD, June 1978. Fifth and last of the series of DoD requirements that led to Ada. "Steelman Requirements for High Order Programming Languages", US Dept of Defense, June 1978. SIGPLAN Notices 13(12) (Dec 1978). (See Strawman, Woodenman, Tinman, Ironman).