galvanized iron

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noun

iron or steel, especially in sheets, coated with zinc to prevent rust.

Origin of galvanized iron

First recorded in 1830–40
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galvanized iron

galvanised iron

noun

building trades iron, esp a sheet of corrugated iron, covered with a protective coating of zinc
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