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iron
British English: /ˈʌɪən/
American English: /ˈaɪ(ə)rn/

Translation of iron in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (for clothes) with a hot, cool iron
    con il ferro caldo, appena tiepido
    to run the iron over something, to give something an iron
    dare un colpo di ferro a qualcosa
  • 4 (splint)
    stecca (feminine) di metallo

also: irons plural noun

  • ferri (masculine) , catene (feminine)
    to put somebody in irons
    mettere qualcuno ai o in ceppi, ai ferri

adjective

[figurative]

transitive verb

  • (clothes)
    do not iron (on label)
    non stirare
    to iron something under a damp cloth
    stirare qualcosa utilizzando un panno umido

intransitive verb

  • (person)
    (garment, fabric)
    stirarsi

Idioms

to have a lot of irons in the fire

the iron had entered his soul

[literary]
aveva la morte nel cuore

to strike while the iron is hot

Phrasal verbs

iron out:

iron out [something], iron [something] out 1.1
eliminare con il ferro
(creases)
1.2 [figurative]
(problem)
to iron the wrinkles out of something [figurative]
appianare le difficoltà di, in qualcosa

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