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iron

noun [U]
 
 
/aɪən/ NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION
a common metal element used in making steel: Heavy industries, like iron and steel, can take advantage of the government's increased public-works spending.
Translations of “iron”
in Korean 철, 다리미…
in Arabic حَديد, مِكْواة…
in French fer, fer (à repasser)…
in Turkish demir, ütü…
in Italian ferro, ferro da stiro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 鐵…
in Russian железо, утюг…
in Polish żelazo, żelazko…
in Spanish hierro, plancha, palo de hierro…
in Portuguese ferro…
in German das Eisen, eisern, das Bügeleisen…
in Catalan ferro, planxa…
in Japanese 鉄, アイロン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 铁…
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