Iron

Used to describe the various steel fittings and pipes associated with oilfield production.

Iron

Iron (from Shooting Iron) is slang for a pistol or revolver.
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Iron

If iron artefacts are recovered from seawater, they need to be stored as soon as possible in sweetwater. Old rusted iron exposed to air, starts to disintegrate in 10 minutes.
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iron

[n] - a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element 2. [n] - metal shackles 3. [n] - implement used to brand live stock 4. [n] - a golfclub that has a relatively narrow metal head 5. [n] - home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth 6. [v] - press and smooth with a heated iron
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iron

A mineral which works with protein in the body to make haemoglobin, essential for the blood.
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Iron

An element that is essential to the body`s healthy function. Most of the iron in the body is found in the red blood cells where it is needed to help the transfer of oxygen between the blood and the rest of the body. A lack of iron can lead to a medical condition known as anaemia. Red meat provides a good source of iron in the diet.
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Iron

The safety curtain (qv).
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Iron

A hard metal extracted from ore by smelting at high temperatures. Capable of holding a sharp edge. Uses: Weapons- swords, spears, arrow heads Tools - chisels, drills, hammers, tongs, saws, axes Domestic - cauldrons, chains Personal - pins, torcs, razors
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Iron

Probably one of the most important, being used on the largest scale of any metal. Its production in the blast furnace is well documented. When pure, iron is a lustrous white metal which is soft and very workable. However, it is reactive and easily forms a coating of hydrated oxide on its surface in the presence of moist air. This is non-coherent an...
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Iron

Discovered : known to ancient civilisationsOrigin : The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon ‘iren`, and the symbol from the Latin ‘ferrum`, meaning iron.Description :Iron is an enigma - it rusts easily and yet is the most important of all metals, world production exceeds 700 million tons a year. Small amounts of carbon are added to iron to ...
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Iron

Swimming pool chemistry: Usually introduced into the water from iron plumbing or from well water, Ferric Iron can stain surfaces, while Ferrous Iron will turn your water a clear green color.
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Iron

A mineral in the diet, which is needed for the healthy development of red blood cells.
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Iron

Mineral needed for making the haemoglobin in red blood cells
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Iron

a mineral necessary for the formation of important biological substances such as haemoglobin, myoglobin, and certain enzymes
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Iron

A metal which is a necessary ingredient of blood.
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Iron

Iron: An essential mineral. Iron is necessary for the transport of oxygen (via hemoglobin in red blood cells) and for oxidation by cells (via cytochrome). Deficiency of iron is a common cause of anemia. Food sources of iron include meat, poultry, eggs, vegetables and cereals (especially those fortified with iron). According to the National Academy ...
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Iron

I'ron (ī'ŭrn) noun [ Middle English iren , Anglo-Saxon īren , īsen , īsern ; akin to Dutch ijzer , Old Saxon īsarn , Old High German īsarn , īsan , German eisen , Icelandic &#x...
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Iron

I'ron transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ironed ; present participle & verbal noun Ironing .] 1. To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; -- sometimes used with o...
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iron

1. To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; sometimes used with out. ... 2. To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff. 'Ironed like a malefactor.' ... 3. To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon. ... Origin: Ironed; Ironing. ... 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron ...
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iron

smoothing iron noun home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
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iron

noun implement used to brand live stock
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iron

(Fe) (i´әrn) a chemical element, atomic number 26, atomic weight 55.847. Iron is chiefly important to the human body because it is the main constituent of hemoglobin, cytochrome, and other components of respiratory enzyme systems. iron 59 a radioisotope ...
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Iron

• (n.) Not to be broken; holding or binding fast; tenacious. • (n.) Strength; power; firmness; inflexibility; as, to rule with a rod of iron. • (n.) Inflexible; unrelenting; as, an iron will. • (n.) Fetters; chains; handcuffs; manacles. • (n.) The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occur...
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iron

chemical element, metal of Group VIIIb of the periodic table, the most used and cheapest metal.[90 related articles]
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Iron

[golf] An iron is a type of club used in the sport of golf to propel the ball towards the hole. Irons typically have shorter shafts and smaller clubheads than the woods, the head is made of solid iron or steel, and the head`s primary feature is a large, flat, angled face, usually scored with grooves. Irons are used in a wide variety of situ...
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