galvanized iron

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. galvanise,
  2. galvanism,
  3. galvanization,
  4. galvanize,
  5. galvanized,
  6. galvanizing,
  7. galvano-,
  8. galvanocautery,
  9. galvanochemical,
  10. galvanomagnetic

Origin of galvanized iron

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for galvanized iron

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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