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Significado de “iron” - Diccionario Inglés

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ironnoun

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

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  • 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

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  • 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).

ironverb [I or T]

uk   /aɪən/ us   /aɪrn/

ironadjective [before noun]

uk   /aɪən/ us   /aɪrn/
(Definition of iron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "iron" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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ironnoun

us   /ˈɑɪ·ərn/
  • iron noun (METAL)

[U] a common, silver-colored, metal element that is magnetic and strong, is used in making steel, and is found in small amounts in blood and in all living things: Iron rusts easily. Liver is a rich source of dietary iron.
  • iron noun (DEVICE)

[C] a device with a handle and a flat metal base that can be heated and pressed against cloth to make the cloth smooth

ironverb [T]

us   /ˈɑɪ·ərn/
  • iron verb [T] (USE DEVICE)

to make cloth smooth using an iron: I have to iron this skirt. [M] Let me iron out the wrinkles in this tablecloth.
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ironadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈɑɪ·ərn/
made of or containing iron: iron ore an iron railing along the steps fig. Her success depended on physical strength and an iron will (= strong determination).
(Definition of iron from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ironnoun [U]

uk   /aɪən/ us   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.
(Definition of iron from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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