angle iron


noun

an iron or steel bar, brace, or cleat in the form of an angle.
Also called angle, angle bar, L bar, L beam. a piece of structural iron or steel having a cross section in the form of an L.

Nearby words

  1. angle,
  2. angle bar,
  3. angle board,
  4. angle bracket,
  5. angle cleat,
  6. angle of advance,
  7. angle of anomaly,
  8. angle of attack,
  9. angle of bank,
  10. angle of climb

Origin of angle iron

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for angle iron

angle iron

noun

Also called: angle, angle bar an iron or a steel structural bar that has an L-shaped cross section
any piece of iron or steel forming an angle, esp a right angle
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