iron

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  • They touch you every now and again like a red-hot iron. Cited from Dreamthorp, by Alexander Smith
  • Most of the iron of the era was typically produced on site.
  • Toward the end of the 19th century, steel production largely replaced iron production.
  • I felt as if some one had thrust a red-hot iron into my heart. Cited from The Cross of Berny, by Emile de Girardin &c
  • Red hot iron or steel may be used in addition to or instead of stones.
  • That question seemed burnt in with a red-hot iron into my soul. Cited from Christie, the King's Servant, by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  • Iron mining was also a leading industry during the middle to late 19th century.
  • The first written records for the history of France appear in the Iron Age.
  • The letter he carried burned his pocket like a red-hot iron. Cited from Baron Trigault's Vengeance, by Emile Gaboriau
  • There is an outside iron fire-escape on it. Cited from The Boy Scouts on a Submarine,Captain John Blaine
  • More widespread use of iron led to improved steel-making technology at lower cost.
  • The sun seen through a mist becomes like a ball of red-hot iron. Cited from Expositions/Scripture: Isaiah & Jeremiah, Maclaren
  • I saw a long ductile piece of red-hot iron being operated upon. Cited from Wild Wales by George Borrow
  • Her mother took in fine ironing, and thus the two made their support. Cited from Brazilian Sketches, T. B. Ray
  • As soon as he opened his mouth, he threw the red-hot iron down his throat. Cited from The Khasis, by P. R. T. Gurdon
  • Two major industries supported the main growth of the community, first iron, then coal.
  • Each of the low half-whispered words was a red hot iron. Cited from The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne, by W. Locke
  • As some one said of him, he always looked as if he had just been ironed. Cited from Santa Claus's Partner, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • The duchess also felt wounded by his words, as by a red-hot iron. Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach
  • I could hear the sound of the woman at her ironing in the other room. Cited from Malvina of Brittany, by Jerome K. Jerome
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Meaning of iron

  • noun 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
  • noun A golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
  • noun Implement used to brand live stock
  • noun Home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
  • verb Press and smooth with a heated iron
    press your shirts, she stood there ironing