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

Translation of iron in German:

noun

  • 1
    (metal)
    Eisen, das
    man of iron
    [figurative]
    stahlharter Mann
    with a grip of iron
    mit eisernem Griff
    as hard as iron
    eisenhart
    will of iron
    eiserner Wille
    strike while the iron is hot
    [proverb]
    das Eisen schmieden, solange es heiß ist
    [proverb]
    pyrites, → rod 3
  • 2
    (tool)
    Eisen, das
    have several irons in the fire
    mehrere Eisen im Feuer haben
    [colloquial]
    have too many irons in the fire
    sich verzetteln
    sich Dat. zu viel auf einmal vornehmen
  • 3 (in golf)
    Eisen, das
    Eisenschläger, der
  • 4
    (for smoothing)
    Bügeleisen, das
  • 5in pl. (History)
    (fetters) Pl.
    put somebody in irons
    jemanden in Eisen legen
    [poetic] [archaic]

adjective (attrib)

  • 3 (unyielding)
    [formal] (Stoizismus)
    iron rule/his iron rule
    ein/sein eisernes Regiment

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (Kleidungsstück)
    sich bügeln lassen

Phrasal verbs

iron on

transitive verb iron-on

iron out

transitive verb
herausbügeln
(Falten)
(flatten) (Papier)
[figurative] (Kurve, Unregelmäßigkeit)
aus dem Weg räumen
(Schwierigkeit, Problem)
(Interessengegensatz)

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