malleable iron

Origin of malleable iron

First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby malleable iron Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use malleable iron in a sentence

  • Kelley was trying to produce malleable iron in a new, rapid and effective way.

    Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
  • In many parts of the earth masses of malleable iron, often of vast size, have been found.

    The Rain Cloud | Anonymous
  • Reaumur was probably the first to show that steel could be made by fusing malleable iron with cast-iron.

  • I'll be gee-whizzly-gol-dusted if he ain't a malleable-iron-double-back-action self-adjusting corn-cracker.'

    Black Rock | Ralph Connor
  • His name will be forever associated with the rapid conversion of pig iron into malleable iron and steel.

    The Harris-Ingram Experiment | Charles E. Bolton

British Dictionary definitions for malleable iron

malleable iron

  1. Also called: malleable cast iron cast iron that has been toughened by gradual heating or slow cooling

  2. a less common name for wrought iron

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