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iron pronunciación
noun
1 (symbol Fe, atomic number 26) a strong hard silvery-white metallic element that is naturally magnetic. See also ferric, ferrous.
2 a tool, weapon or other implement made of iron.
3 a triangular, flat-bottomed, now usually electrical, household tool used for smoothing out creases and pressing clothes.
4 golf any of various clubs with an angled iron head, used for shorter distance shots than woods (see wood, noun 5).
5 a brand (sense 4).
6 great physical or mental strength.
7 (irons) chains; fetters.
8 (irons) supports for a weak or lame leg or legs.
adjective
1 made of iron.
2 like iron, especially in being very strong, inflexible, unyielding, etc iron determination the iron man of British rugby .
verb (ironed , ironing )
1 to smooth the creases out of or press (eg clothes) with an iron.
2 intr said of clothing or fabric: to react or respond in the way specified to being ironed shiny material which irons badly .
[Anglo-Saxon isen ]
have several or too many irons in the fire to have several or too many commitments at the same time.
strike while the iron is hot to act while the situation is favourable.
iron something out
1 to remove or put right (difficulties, problems, etc) so that progress becomes easier.
2 to remove creases in it by ironing.


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