Translation of iron in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (metal) any old iron? (British English)he has a will of iron¡chatarrero!a man/woman of irontiene una (fuerza de) voluntad férrea or de hierroas hard as ironun hombre/una mujer de hierromy muscles are as hard as iron(duro) como el acerothe ground will be as hard as iron after all this frosttengo músculos de aceroto strike while the iron is hotthere's nothing like striking while the iron's hotla tierra va a estar como piedra después de esta helada(before noun) the Iron Agelo mejor es actuar de inmediatolo mejor es sobre el pucho, la escupida (River Plate area) [colloquial]the Iron Ladyla Edad de Hierrola Dama de HierroExample sentences1.2 (in food)
- This shining metal was not raw iron but hard steel, which bent the softer wrought-iron blades of the Gauls.
- The use of certain essential materials such as iron, steel, copper, and industrial chemicals was either prohibited or restricted.
- The resulting alloy is stronger and harder than iron or bronze.
- 2 (for clothes)Example sentences
- Using an electric iron, the sheets were pressed flat.
- Omnabibi uses an electric iron for her creased clothes.
- For the middle classes, the decline of domestic servants was facilitated by the rise of domestic appliances, such as cookers, electric irons and vacuum cleaners.
- 3also: branding iron3.1to have several/too many irons in the firehierro (masculine) de marcardon't worry about him, he has many other irons in the firetener varias/demasiadas cosas entre manos3.2 (golf club) a seven ironno te preocupes por él, tiene muchos otros anzuelos echados or muchas otras redes tendidasun hierro sieteExample sentences3.3 (gun)
- Could not drive straight, could not manipulate the ball with irons and had a putter that was so cold it might have dripped with ice.
- Still, my thought is of the way Nicklaus seems to caress the golf ball with his irons - the balls stays longer on his clubface.
- Consequently, players of average skill should find it easier to launch the golf ball higher with newer irons.
- Gradually the business changed to supplying shoe irons for blacksmiths and began making nails.
- Small-scale manufacturers also often relied on local smiths to provide the iron parts they required, be it mill irons or parts for vehicles.
- 4also: irons plural(fetters)grilletes (masculine plural)grillos (masculine plural)Example sentences
- My military police personnel have never had to use leg cuffs, leg irons or hand irons or belly chains to move detainees.
- Her feet were bound by irons, dress ripped ripped, and battered towards one side, while the other side draped down, just above the ankles.
- (clothes/sheets)Example sentences
- In fact, my mother and I also washed and ironed his clothes in case the Minister has forgotten that part of his story.
- His face is scrubbed, his clothes are ironed and his hair is slicked down.
- Even the man who ironed clothes near Jayashri's home was overawed and showed her new respect.
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