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01. The discovery of [iron] to make tools and weapons brought about great changes in the way people lived.
02. You'd better [iron] your shirt before you go out; it's all wrinkled.
03. Large deposits of [iron] ore were found in these hills years ago.
04. The house was surrounded by a fence with a huge [iron] gate.
05. I'd better [iron] my pants before we go out; they're all wrinkly.
06. Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was known as the "[Iron] Lady" because she was so stubborn and strong-willed.
07. I'll have lots of [ironing] to do when the clothes come out of the dryer.
08. There is a Turkish proverb which states that man is harder than [iron], stronger than stone, and more fragile than a rose.
09. There is an Afghani proverb that observes that poor [iron] won't make a sharp sword.
10. Antisthenes once remarked that as [iron] is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
11. During periods of rapid growth, a child's [iron] supply may become depleted.
12. [Iron] began to replace bronze as the metal used for weapons and other implements in the Middle East beginning in around 1200 B.C.
13. There is enough [iron] in a human body to make one small nail.
14. About 5.6 percent of Earth's crust is composed of [iron].
15. The most essential minerals to the human body are: salt for maintaining water levels, [iron] for red blood cells, and calcium for bones.
16. Leonardo Da Vinci once noted that just as [iron] rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.

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  • iron(II) — iron(II) …   English syllables

  • Iron — I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron — I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), n. [OE. iren, AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen, [=i]sern; akin to D. ijzer, OS. [=i]sarn, OHG. [=i]sarn, [=i]san, G. eisen, Icel. [=i]sarn, j[=a]rn, Sw. & Dan. jern, and perh. to E. ice; cf. Ir. iarann, W. haiarn, Armor. houarn.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iron — [ī′ərn] n. [ME iren < OE (chiefly poetic & prob. dissimilated), var. of isern, isen akin to Goth eisarn) < Gmc * īsarna, akin to early Celt * isarno, prob. via Illyrian * eisarno < IE base * eis , to move vigorously; strong, holy (>… …   English World dictionary

  • Iron — bezeichnet eine Gemeinde im französischen Département Aisne, siehe: Iron (Aisne) einen Fluss in Frankreich, Nebenfluss des Noirrieu, siehe: Iron (Fluss) ein Album der finnischen Band Ensiferum, siehe: Iron (Album) SRWare Iron, einen Webbrowser… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IRON —    Iron ore deposits occur in Anatolia and northwest Iran. The metalwas probably first worked as a by product of coppersmelting, and rare small iron objects have been found in Mesopotamian graves since the fourth millennium B.C. Iron was worked… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • iron — ► NOUN 1) a strong, hard magnetic silvery grey metal, used in construction and manufacturing. 2) a tool or implement made of iron. 3) a hand held implement with a flat heated steel base, used to smooth clothes and linen. 4) a golf club used for… …   English terms dictionary

  • Iron — I ron, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ironed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ironing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; sometimes used with out. [1913 Webster] 2. To shackle with irons; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron-on — Iron ons are images that can be imprinted on fabric. They are frequently used to print onto T shirts.On one side is paper, and on the other is the image that will be transferred in reverse. After placing it on the fabric and either running over… …   Wikipedia

  • iron-on — (adj.) 1959, from IRON (Cf. iron) (v.) + ON (Cf. on) …   Etymology dictionary

  • iron — [adj] hard, tough; inflexible adamant, adamantine, cruel, dense, ferric, ferrous, firm, heavy, immovable, implacable, indomitable, inexorable, insensible, obdurate, relentless, rigid, robust, steel, steely, strong, stubborn, thick, unbending,… …   New thesaurus

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