an electric iron with a water chamber, which emits steam onto the fabric or garment being ironed.
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Origin of steam iron
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby steam iron
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British Dictionary definitions for steam iron
an electric iron that emits steam from channels in the iron face to facilitate the pressing and ironing of clothes, etc, the steam being produced from water contained within the iron
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