Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “iron” en inglés

See all translations

iron

noun uk   /aɪən/ us    /aɪrn/

iron noun (METAL)

B1 ( symbol Fe) [U] a chemical element that is a common greyish-coloured metal. It is strong, used in making steel, and exists in very small amounts in blood: Iron rusts easily. Liver is a particularly rich source of dietary iron. iron ore an iron deficiency
More examples

iron noun (FOR CLOTHES)

B1 [C] a piece of equipment for making clothes flat and smooth that has a handle and a flat base and is usually heated with electricity: a steam iron a travel iron
More examples

iron noun (GOLF)

[C] a stick that has an iron or steel part at the end that is used to hit the ball in golf: He'll probably use a 2 or 3 iron for the shot.

iron noun (CHAINS)

irons [plural] literary chains tied around someone to prevent them from escaping or moving: It was common practice for the prisoners to be clapped in irons (= tied with chains).

iron

verb [I or T] uk   /aɪən/ us    /aɪrn/
B1 to make clothes flat and smooth using an iron: It takes about five minutes to iron a shirt properly.
Phrasal verbs

iron

adjective [before noun] uk   /aɪən/ us    /aɪrn/
very strong physically, mentally, or emotionally: I think you have to have an iron will to make some of these decisions.
Traducciones de “iron”
en coreano 철, 다리미…
en árabe حَديد, مِكْواة…
en francés fer, fer (à repasser)…
en turco demir, ütü…
en italiano ferro, ferro da stiro…
en chino (tradicionál) 金屬, 鐵…
en ruso железо, утюг…
en polaco żelazo, żelazko…
en español hierro, plancha, palo de hierro…
en portugués ferro…
en alemán das Eisen, eisern, das Bügeleisen…
en catalán ferro, planxa…
en japonés 鉄, アイロン…
en chino (simplificado) 金属, 铁…
(Definition of iron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de iron
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “iron” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Palabra del día

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Aprende más 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Aprende más