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Iron vs. Irons

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Ironnoun

(uncountable) A common, inexpensive metal, often black in color, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.

Ironsnoun

plural of iron

Ironnoun

A metallic chemical element having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe.

Ironsnoun

(dated) shackles

Ironnoun

Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.

‘wrought iron, ductile iron, cast iron, pig iron, gray iron’;

Ironsnoun

(nautical) A lack of forward motion.

Ironnoun

(countable) A tool or appliance made of metal, which is heated and then used to transfer heat to something else; most often a thick piece of metal fitted with a handle and having a flat, roughly triangular bottom, which is heated and used to press wrinkles from clothing, and now usually containing an electrical heating apparatus.

Ironsnoun

metal shackles; for hands or legs

Ironnoun

(usually plural, irons) Shackles.

Ironnoun

(slang) A handgun.

Ironnoun

(uncountable) A dark shade of the colour/color silver.

Ironnoun

A male homosexual.

Ironnoun

(golf) A golf club used for middle-distance shots.

Ironnoun

(uncountable) Great strength or power.

Ironadjective

(not comparable) Made of the metal iron.

Ironadjective

(figuratively) Strong as of will, inflexible.

‘She had an iron will.’; ‘He held on with an iron grip.’; ‘an iron constitution’; ‘Iron men’;

Ironverb

(transitive) To pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.

Ironverb

To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.

Ironverb

(transitive) To furnish or arm with iron.

‘to iron a wagon’;

Ironnoun

The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc.), or a hydrous oxide (as limonite, turgite, etc.). It is reduced on an enormous scale in three principal forms; viz., cast iron, steel, and wrought iron. Iron usually appears dark brown, from oxidation or impurity, but when pure, or on a fresh surface, is a gray or white metal. It is easily oxidized (rusted) by moisture, and is attacked by many corrosive agents. Symbol Fe (Latin Ferrum). Atomic number 26, atomic weight 55.847. Specific gravity, pure iron, 7.86; cast iron, 7.1. In magnetic properties, it is superior to all other substances.

Ironnoun

An instrument or utensil made of iron; - chiefly in composition; as, a flatiron, a smoothing iron, etc.

‘My young soldier, put up your iron.’;

Ironnoun

Fetters; chains; handcuffs; manacles.

‘Four of the sufferers were left to rot in irons.’;

Ironnoun

Strength; power; firmness; inflexibility; as, to rule with a rod of iron.

Ironnoun

An iron-headed club with a deep face, chiefly used in making approaches, lifting a ball over hazards, etc.

Ironadjective

Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust.

Ironadjective

Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness.

Ironadjective

Like iron in hardness, strength, impenetrability, power of endurance, insensibility, etc.;

Ironadjective

Rude; hard; harsh; severe.

‘Iron years of wars and dangers.’; ‘Jove crushed the nations with an iron rod.’;

Ironadjective

Firm; robust; enduring; as, an iron constitution.

Ironadjective

Inflexible; unrelenting; as, an iron will.

Ironadjective

Not to be broken; holding or binding fast; tenacious.

Ironverb

To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; - sometimes used with out.

Ironverb

To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.

Ironverb

To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon.

Ironnoun

a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood

Ironnoun

a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

Ironnoun

metal shackles; for hands or legs

Ironnoun

implement used to brand live stock

Ironnoun

home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth

Ironverb

press and smooth with a heated iron;

‘press your shirts’;

Ironadjective

extremely robust;

‘an iron constitution’;

Iron

Iron () is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from Latin: ferrum) and atomic number 26. It is a metal that belongs to the first transition series and group 8 of the periodic table.

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