ADJ. rusty | cast, corrugated, galvanized, wrought a hut with a corrugated iron roof | pig | scrap
VERB + IRON make, produce, smelt Germany produced enormous quantities of coal, iron and steel. | be rich in, contain foods that are rich in iron | be made from/(out) of, be cast in a bridge made of wrought iron
IRON + VERB go rusty, rust
IRON + NOUN ore mining iron ore locally | bar, ingot | filings | industry | foundry, works | deficiency patients with iron deficiency | tablets I was put on iron tablets for my anaemia.
ADJ. cool, hot, warm | electric, steam | travel
VERB + IRON use Use a cool iron on synthetics.
PHRASES run an iron over sth I just need to run an iron over my shirt, then I'm ready.
ADV. beautifully, carefully, properly Her clothes were always beautifully ironed.
PHRASES freshly/newly ironed a neat pile of freshly ironed shirts | need ironing My jeans need ironing.