ironing

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Iron \I"ron\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Ironed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ironing}.]

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." --Sir W. Scott.

3. To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon.

{iron out differences} resolve differences; settle a dispute. [PJC] Ironbark

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ironing \I"ron*ing\, noun

1. The act or process of smoothing, as clothes, with hot flatirons.

2. The clothes ironed.

{Ironing board}, a flat board, upon which clothes are laid while being ironed.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ironing

noun

1: garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed; "there was a basketful of ironing to do"

2: the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles


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