corrugated iron

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noun

a type of sheet iron or steel strengthened for use in construction by having a series of alternating grooves and ridges forced into it, and usually galvanized for weather resistance.

Nearby words

  1. corrosion,
  2. corrosive,
  3. corrosive sublimate,
  4. corrugate,
  5. corrugated,
  6. corrugated paper,
  7. corrugation,
  8. corrugator,
  9. corrugator muscle,
  10. corrupt

Origin of corrugated iron

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for corrugated iron

corrugated iron

noun

a thin structural sheet made of iron or steel, formed with alternating ridges and troughs
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