cast iron having most or all of its carbon in the form of cementite and exhibiting a silvery fracture.
- Also called white cast iron.
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How to use white iron in a sentence
The white iron cots are neat as well as comfortable, and there should be a good mattress always.The Expert Maid-Servant | Cristine Terhune Herrick
She went to the side of a small white iron bed in which lay a boy of eight and another of three.A Girl Of The Limberlost | Gene Stratton Porter
He went on to the house with the white iron images in the front yard.The Blue Flower, and Others | Henry van Dyke
The rooms were all perfectly bare and bleak-looking: white walls, white iron beds, curtainless windows and carpetless floors.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
The only alloy of iron interesting to the arts, is that with tin, in the formation of tin-plate, or white-iron.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure