Die Übersetzung von "iron" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈaiən/

(also adjective ) (of) an element that is the most common metal, is very hard, and is widely used for making tools etc

Steel is made from iron
The ground is as hard as iron
iron railings

a flat-bottomed instrument that is heated up and used for smoothing clothes etc

fer (à repasser)
I’ve burnt a hole in my dress with the iron.

a type of golf-club.

ironing noun

clothes etc waiting to be ironed, or just ironed

What a huge pile of ironing!
irons noun plural

formerly, a prisoner’s chains

They put him in irons.
ironing-board noun

a padded board on which to iron clothes.

planche à repasser
ironmonger noun

a dealer in articles of metal eg tools, locks etc and other goods.

ironmongery noun

the business or goods of an ironmonger.

have several irons in the fire ( have too many etc irons in the fire)

to be involved in, or doing, several etc things at the same time.

mener trop d’affaires de front
iron out

to get rid of (creases etc) by ironing.

faire disparaître au fer
It’s going to be tricky to iron out all the creases in this shirt.

to get rid of (difficulties etc) so that progress becomes easier.

There are still a few small problems that need ironing out.
strike while the iron is hot

to act etc while the situation is favourable.

battre le fer pendant qu’il est chaud

(Die Übersetzung von "iron" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)