iron rion iorn oirn roin orin irno rino inro niro rnio nrio ionr oinr inor nior onir noir roni orni rnoi nroi onri nori
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word iron. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in iron.
Definitions and meaning of iron
From Middle Englishiren, from Old Englishīsern, īsærn, īren, īsen, from Proto-Germanic*īsarną(“iron”), from Proto-Celtic*īsarnom(“iron”), a derivation from Proto-Indo-European*h₁ésh₂r̥(“blood”).
(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈaɪən/
(General American) enPR: ī'ərn, IPA(key): /ˈaɪɚn/
(dialectal) IPA(key): /ˈaɪɹən/
iron (countable and uncountable, pluralirons)
(uncountable) A common, inexpensive metal, silvery grey when untarnished, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.
(uncountable, physics, chemistry, metallurgy) A metallic chemical element having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe.
(uncountable, countable, metallurgy) Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.
(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.
(usually plural, irons) Shackles.
(slang) A firearm, either a long gun or a handgun.
1948, Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Ah, throw that old iron over here! We'll pick it up and go on our way.
(uncountable) A dark shade of the colour/color silver.
(Cockney rhyming slang, shortened from iron hoof, rhyming with poof; countable, offensive) A male homosexual.
(golf) A golf club used for middle-distance shots.
(uncountable, figuratively)Used as a symbol of great strength or toughness, or to signify a very strong or tough material.
a will of iron
He appeared easygoing, but inside he was pure iron.
(weightlifting) Weight used as resistance for the purpose of strength training.
A safety curtain in a theatre.
(military, slang) Dumb bombs, those without guidance systems.
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:iron.
(metallic chemical element):ferrum
(tool for pressing clothing):flatiron(old-fashioned), smoothing iron (old-fashioned), clothes iron
(strength or power):energy, force
(metallic chemical element): chemical element, metal; atom
(tool for pressing clothing):tool, mechanical device
(dark shade of silver):colour, color; shade; silver
(strength or power):force, might, energy
(golf club):driving iron, long iron, short iron, 1-iron, 2-iron, 3-iron, 4-iron, 5-iron, 6-iron, 7-iron, 8-iron, 9-iron,
(strength or power):ironman
(tool for pressing clothing):box iron, charcoal iron, clothes iron, flatiron
(parts or members of metallic chemical element):electron, neutron, proton
(metallic chemical element):molecule(sometimes)
(tool for pressing clothing):clothes press, mangle
See iron/translations § Noun.
iron (not comparable)
(not comparable) Made of the metal iron.
(figuratively) Strong (as of will), inflexible.
Synonyms:adamant, adamantine, brassbound
(made of the metal iron):metal, metallic
(made of the metal iron):wrought-iron
iron (third-person singular simple presentirons, present participleironing, simple past and past participleironed)
(transitive) To pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.
(transitive, archaic) To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.
(transitive) To furnish or arm with iron.
(to pass an iron over):press
(to pass an iron over):mangle
→ Japanese: アイロン(airon)
“Iron” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database, 1997–.
“iron”, in Mindat.org, Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.