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iron

noun
 
 
/aɪən/
METAL [U] B1 a dark grey metal used to make steel (= very strong metal) and found in small amounts in blood and food (formula Fe): an iron bar/gate Most women need more iron in their diet.Chemical elementsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT [C] B1 a piece of electrical equipment that you use for making clothes flat and smooth →  See also cast iron , wrought iron Cleaning clothes
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…
(Definition of iron noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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