malleable iron


noun


Nearby words

  1. malle,
  2. malle, louis,
  3. malleability,
  4. malleable,
  5. malleable cast iron,
  6. malleablize,
  7. malleate,
  8. mallee,
  9. mallee fowl,
  10. mallee root

Origin of malleable iron

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for malleable iron

malleable iron

noun

Also called: malleable cast iron cast iron that has been toughened by gradual heating or slow cooling
a less common name for wrought iron
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