Meaning of IRON in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 15th century

1 : to furnish or cover with iron

2 : to shackle with irons

3 a : to smooth with or as if with a heated iron < iron a shirt> b : to remove (as wrinkles) by ironing

intransitive verb : to smooth or press cloth or clothing with a heated iron

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