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The word "iron" uses 4 letters: inor.

n. - The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc.), or a hydrous oxide (as limonite, turgite, etc.). It is reduced on an enormous scale in three principal forms; viz., cast iron, steel, and wrought iron. Iron usually appears dark brown, from oxidation or impurity, but when pure, or on a fresh surface, is a gray or white metal. It is easily oxidized (rusted) by moisture, and is attacked by many corrosive agents. Symbol Fe (Latin Ferrum). Atomic weight 55.9. Specific gravity, pure iron, 7.86; cast iron, 7.1. In magnetic properties, it is superior to all other substances. 2

n. - An instrument or utensil made of iron; -- chiefly in composition; as, a flatiron, a smoothing iron, etc. 2

n. - Fetters; chains; handcuffs; manacles. 2

n. - Strength; power; firmness; inflexibility; as, to rule with a rod of iron. 2

n. - Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. 2

n. - Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. 2

n. - Like iron in hardness, strength, impenetrability, power of endurance, insensibility, etc.; 2

n. - Rude; hard; harsh; severe. 2

n. - Firm; robust; enduring; as, an iron constitution. 2

n. - Inflexible; unrelenting; as, an iron will. 2

n. - Not to be broken; holding or binding fast; tenacious. 2

v. t. - To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; -- sometimes used with out. 2

v. t. - To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff. 2

v. t. - To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon. 2

n. - An iron-headed club with a deep face, chiefly used in making approaches, lifting a ball over hazards, etc. 2

Direct anagrams of iron:

inro noir nori

Words formed by adding one letter before or after iron (in bold), or to inor in any order:

g - giron groin t - intro nitro e - irone s - irons noirs noris ornis rosin y - irony m - minor a - noria c - orcin p - orpin prion h - rhino b - robin

Shorter words found within iron

in ion no nor on or rin



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