Meaning of IRON in English

IRON

n.

Function: adjective

Date: before 12th century

1 : of, relating to, or made of iron

2 : resembling iron

3 a : strong and healthy : ROBUST <an iron constitution> b : INFLEXIBLE , UNRELENTING < iron determination> c : holding or binding fast <an iron grip>

– iron · ness \ ' ī (- ə )rn-n ə s \ noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.