iron iron  /ˈaɪ ərn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
  2. (n) a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
  3. (n) implement used to brand live stock
  4. (n) home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
  5. (v) press and smooth with a heated iron
  6. (adj) extremely robust

Usage(s):

  1. Iron poisoning used to be a relative rarity.
  2. Electrolytic iron resists corrosion, but is difficult to make.

News

  1. China to scrap iron ore import licence system -source

    * China to ditch one-decade iron ore import licensing from H2 * Companies only require routine licenses to import iron ore By Ruby Lian and David Stanway SHANGHAI, June 13 (Reuters) - China plans to scrap its decade-old iron ore import licensing system this year, an industry source said on Thursday, a move that may further lift imports in a market that takes two-thirds of the world's ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. 'Iron Man 3' plays at Sands Theatre in Brush

    Science-fiction adventure "Iron Man 3" plays this week at the Sands Theatre in Brush. When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fort Morgan Times

  3. Iron Ore Shipping Rally Seen Extending as China Restock Starts

    Rates to ship iron ore will extend gains as China starts replenishing stockpiles of the commodity used to make steel after prices fell, according to Arctic Securities ASA.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "There's no way I can hit a 7-iron 175. Not gonna happen, no matter how hard the wind's blowing," Goydos said. "Maybe at the British where the ball lands at 140 and bounces to 170. And I hit a 7-iron as good as I could hit it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: The Canadian Press

  2. Referring to the recent clampdown on the foreign media in Iran, Mr Obama said: "In 2009 no iron fist is strong enough to shut off the world from bearing witness to the peaceful pursuit of justice. Despite the Iranian government's efforts to expel...
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  3. "I had opportunities. I had a 15-foot eagle putt on 4, and I make par. That was frustrating. I have a 5-iron into 6, and I make par. That was frustrating," Mickelson said. "But at the turn, I was still under for my round. ...... All I had to...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: The Associated Press

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