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Adjective
Made of, or pertaining to, the metal iron
“This wall's main opening should be protected by a metal curtain supported by steel or iron chains.”
Adjective
Resolute or determined in one's will or purpose
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“It needed a strong head not to succumb to the prevailing atmosphere of panic, an iron will to resist the pressure of emotional blackmail.”
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Firm, strong or robust, sometimes figuratively
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“It will foster the development of strong men of iron will and iron physique, men of a healthy outlook, abreast of their times.”
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(somewhat rare) Not subject to change or dispute
“Thomas then came up with his nine iron rules for life, based on his own personal experiences.”
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Not dangerous, and unlikely to cause or lead to harm
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Callous and toughened by experience
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Made of metal
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Of a color intermediate between black and white
Noun
A handheld implement with a heated flat steel base
“Just pour some hot water on the crease and smooth it with an iron.”
Noun
Any tool or implement now or originally made of iron
“The joints are thoroughly cleaned and soldering is carried out with the soldering iron.”
Noun
A figurative symbol for firmness, strength, or resilience
“He had not enough iron in his temperament for this new sphere.”
Noun
(usually "irons") A restraint fit over a human or animal appendage
“He lay on the ground, feet bound by irons, and severely weakened by malnourishment.”
Noun
Metallic mineral
Noun
An implement used in golfing to strike a ball
Verb
To smooth (clothes, sheets, etc.) with an iron
“I did not have to iron the sheets until the day before Harriet's parents were to show up.”
Verb
To make a crease in
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Types of metal
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