Definition of ironwork in English:


Line breaks: iron|work
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪənwəːk


[mass noun]
  • Articles or parts made of iron: the white ironwork of the gate
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    • You can create a focal point by installing either antique or commissioned ironwork - today, mass-produced ‘wrought iron’ is in fact galvanised mild steel.
    • Work will include restoration of the sluice gate and ironwork, de-silting the pond and replacing the edging stones.
    • The city is filled with paintings, sculpture, mosaics, glasswork, ironwork, and an awesome number of architectural sidles that can keep you gawking for days.



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  • Historians say ironworking is reminiscent of the tribal tradition of building long houses.
  • It has long been an important industry in the Weald, supplying the essential fuel for ironworking in the area.
  • The market at small town sites sometimes encouraged the development of local industry: pottery production, glassworking, and ironworking.

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