- 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.
Origin of corrugated iron
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for corrugated iron
Beyond the small collection of corrugated-iron huts and tents there were no signs of other human habitation.A Lively Bit of the Front
Percy F. Westerman
York and its surroundings in the winter-time might, except for the corrugated-iron roofs, easily be in England.
Mud-brick walls and corrugated-iron roofs is the style of architecture in general vogue.
Yes, a gibbous moon, rolling lopsidedly among the cloud-rack over a corrugated-iron sea.The Messenger
The scene under the long, low sheds, with their corrugated-iron roofs, always reminded me of the Automobile Show at Olympia.Fighting in Flanders
E. Alexander Powell
- a thin structural sheet made of iron or steel, formed with alternating ridges and troughs
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