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iron

adjective (a)

  • Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. (adjective)
    source: webster1913

noun (n)

  • a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood (noun.substance)
    Synonym: atomic number 26, fe
    source: wordnet30
  • a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • implement used to brand live stock (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: branding iron
    source: wordnet30
  • home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: smoothing iron
    source: wordnet30
  • The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc.), or a hydrous oxide (as limonite, turgite, etc.). It is reduced on an enormous scale in three principal forms; viz., cast iron, steel, and wrought iron. Iron usually appears dark brown, from oxidation or impurity, but when pure, or on a fresh surface, is a gray or white metal. It is easily oxidized (rusted) by moisture, and is attacked by many corrosive agents. Symbol Fe (Latin Ferrum). Atomic weight 55.9. Specific gravity, pure iron, 7.86; cast iron, 7.1. In magnetic properties, it is superior to all other substances. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • An iron-headed club with a deep face, chiefly used in making approaches, lifting a ball over hazards, etc. (noun)
    source: webster1913

adjective satellite (s)

  • extremely robust (adj.all)
    Synonym: cast-iron
    Example:
    An iron constitution.
    source: wordnet30

verb (v)

  • press and smooth with a heated iron (verb.contact)
    Synonym: iron out, press
    Example:
    She stood there ironing.
    source: wordnet30
  • To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; -- sometimes used with out. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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