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EUdict :: English-English dictionary

Results for: ironTranslations: 1 - 30 of 42
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iron(Fe) metallic element (Chemistry); device used to remove wrinkles from fabric; items made from iron metal, `:Fe, clothes presser, computer hardware, cover with iron, fetter prisoner, handgun, harsh character, heated tool, made of iron, resembling iron,...
angle ironangle bar, L-shaped metal bar
branding ironbrand, tool for branding something
cast ironhard brittle iron
cast-ironallowing no change, of cast iron, very strong
channel ironbar with U-shaped cross section
climbing ironspikes attached to boots
cramp ironcramp
curling ironcurling tongs, heated rod for curling hair
dog ironandiron
driving irongolf club
galvanized ironiron which has been coated with a thin layer of zinc by means of an electric current
GI (galvanized iron)iron or steel specially coated with zinc in order to prevent rust (also g.i.)
grappling irongrapnel, grappling hook
ingot ironvery pure iron
Iron Agearchaeological time
iron agedegenerate era
iron blueblue pigment
Iron CrossGerman military medal
Iron Curtainformer European border
iron curtainimpenetrable barrier, impenetrable barrier; line of demarcation between Western Europe and the Russian zone of influence; political and ideological barrier that cuts off and isolates an area (especially as the Soviets did with their satellite states)
iron graydark gray-green
iron handrigorous control
iron horsesteam locomotive
iron lungbreathing apparatus
iron maidentorture instrument
iron outsettle or resolve something, smooth something
iron oxidecompound of iron and oxygen
iron panhard layer in sand or gravel
iron pyritespyrite
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. For more information about the authors see Credits.

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Total number of language pairs: 412
Total number of translations (in millions): 11.6

Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped. Look at the list: Available language pairs. EUdict is online since May 9, 2005 and English<>Croatian dictionary on tkuzmic.com since June 16, 2003.

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