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iron

 
Adjective iron has 1 sense
  1. cast-iron, iron - extremely robust; "an iron constitution"
    Antonym: frail (indirect, via robust)
Noun iron has 5 senses
  1. iron, Fe, atomic number 26 - 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
    --1 is a kind of metallic element, metal
    --1 is a substance of steel; iron ore
    --1 has particulars:
     alpha iron; beta iron; gamma iron; delta iron; ingot iron; cast iron; wrought iron; galvanized iron; pig iron; scrap iron; structural iron
  2. iron - a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
    --2 is a kind of
    golf club, golf-club, club
    --2 has particulars:
     driving iron, one iron; long iron; mashie, five iron; mashie niblick, seven iron; midiron, two iron; niblick, nine iron; putter, putting iron; short iron; wedge
  3. iron, irons, chain, chains - metal shackles; for hands or legs
    --3 is a kind of shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels
  4. iron, branding iron - implement used to brand live stock
    --4 is a kind of implement
  5. iron, smoothing iron - home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
    --5 is a kind of home appliance, household appliance
    --5 has particulars: flatiron; goffer, gauffer; steam iron; travel iron
    Derived form: verb iron1
Verb iron has 1 sense
  1. iron, iron out - press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"
    --1 is one way to press
    Derived forms: noun iron5, noun ironing1, noun ironing2
    Sample sentence:
    They iron the cape
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