iron englannista suomeksi
(senseid) A common, inexpensive metal, silvery grey when untarnished, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.
Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.
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.
1948, ''Treasure of the Sierra Madre''
- Ah, throw that old iron over here! We'll pick it up and go on our way.
(quote-song)|title=(w)|passage=the stranger there among them had a big iron on his hip
A male homosexual.
A club used for middle-distance shots.
1902, Robert Marshall Grade, ''The Haunted Major''
- The brassey much resembled the driver, but the iron opened out quite a new field of practice; (..)
''a will of iron''
''He appeared easygoing, but inside he was pure iron.''
A curtain in a theatre.
Made of the metal iron.
(quote-book)|title=Romance and Reality|volume=2|page=201|text=...the fruit-garden, where every tree and walk had a remembrance—those iron links of affection.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|publisher=James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.|location=London|volume=1|page=30|passage=Out of that tub had come the day before - Tess felt it with a dreadful sting of remorse - the very white frock upon her back which she had so carelessly greened about the skirt on the damping grass - which had been wrung up and ironed by her mother's own hands.