Iron vs Ironlike - What's the difference?

iron | ironlike |


As a noun iron

is pencil.

As an adjective ironlike is

resembling iron or some aspect of it.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

iron

English

(wikipedia iron)

Noun

  • (uncountable) A common, inexpensive metal, often black in color, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.
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  • (uncountable, physics, chemistry, metallurgy) A metallic chemical element having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe.
  • (uncountable, countable, metallurgy) Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.
  • (countable) A tool or appliance made of metal, which is heated and then used to transfer heat to something else; most often a thick piece of metal fitted with a handle and having a flat, roughly triangular bottom, which is heated and used to press wrinkles from clothing, and now usually containing an electrical heating apparatus.
  • Shackles.
  • (slang) A handgun.
  • (uncountable) A dark shade of the colour/color silver.
  • A male homosexual.
  • (golf) A golf club used for middle-distance shots.
  • (uncountable) Great strength or power.
  • Synonyms

    * (metallic chemical element) ferrum * (tool for pressing clothing) flatiron (old-fashioned), smoothing iron (old-fashioned) * (shackles) shackles * (homosexual) poof, queer * (strength or power) energy, force

    Hypernyms

    * (metallic chemical element) chemical element, metal; atom * (tool for pressing clothing) tool, mechanical device * (shackles) restraint * (handgun) weapon * (dark shade of silver) colour, color; shade; silver * (strength or power) force, might, energy

    Hyponyms

    * (shackles) leg irons * (golf club) driving iron, long iron, short iron, , * (strength or power) ironman

    Meronyms

    * (parts or members of metallic chemical element) electron, neutron, proton

    Holonyms

    * (metallic chemical element) molecule (sometimes)

    Coordinate terms

    * (tool for pressing clothing) mangle

    Derived terms

    * angle iron * arsenical iron * bar iron * barking iron * beak-iron * beck-iron * bick-iron * big iron * Bessemer iron * bog iron * bog iron ore * boom-iron * box iron * branding iron * cast iron * cast-iron * chromate of iron * chrome iron * chrome iron ore * chromic iron * climbing iron * copper-iron * corrugated iron * cramp-iron * crimping iron * crisping iron * curling iron * ductile iron * electric iron * fire-irons * flatiron * fresh off the irons * galvanised iron * galvanized iron * gamma-iron * grappling iron * gray iron * have too many irons in the fire * in iron * in irons * Iron Age * iron alum * ironbark * iron-bind * iron-binding * iron-blue * iron-blue fly * iron-bound * iron buff * iron carbide * iron-cased * iron cement * ironclad * iron-clad * iron chloride * iron clay * iron cloth * Iron Curtain * iron curtain * iron deficiency * iron-deficient * ironed * iron fall * iron flint * iron-founder * iron-founding * iron-foundry * iron-free * iron gang * iron glance * iron grass * iron-gray * iron-grey * iron-handed * iron-hard * iron hat * iron-headed * ironheads * ironheart * iron-hearted * iron hoof * iron horse * iron hydroxide * iron iodide * ironish * ironless * iron liquor * iron loss * iron maid * iron maiden * iron-maker * iron-making * ironman * iron-manganese tungstate * iron mask * ironmaster * iron meteorite * iron mine * iron-miner * iron-mining * iron mold * iron mould * ironmonger * iron monticellite * iron mountain * ironness * iron ore * iron oxide * iron pan * iron period * iron phosphate * iron-plated * iron play * iron player * iron protoxide * iron pyrites * iron ration * iron salt * iron sand * iron saw * iron scale * iron-shod * ironshot, iron-shot * iron-sick * Ironside * Ironsides * iron-sided * iron shrub * iron smelting * ironsmith * iron sponge * iron stain * iron stand * ironstone * iron strap * iron sulfate * iron sulphate * iron sulfide * iron sulphide * iron-sulfur cluster * iron-sulphur cluster * iron-tree * iron tribromide * iron trichloride * iron tungstate * iron virgin * ironware * ironweed * ironwood * ironwork * ironwort * irony * iron yellow * * * * * Italian iron * jagging iron * leg-iron * midiron * nickel-iron * pig iron * pinking iron * pump iron * put every iron in the fire * red iron oxide * sad-iron * scrap iron * searing-iron * sheet iron * shooting-iron * silicon iron * smoothing iron * snarling-iron * soldering iron * sponge iron * steam iron * stirrup-iron * strike while the iron is hot * sulfate of iron * sulphate of iron * tire iron * tyre iron * toasting-iron * toggle-iron * to have * too many irons in the fire * tow-iron * waffle iron * wear iron * white iron * wrought iron * zinc iron

    See also

    * cementite * colcothar * ferrate * ferratin * ferredoxin * ferretto * ferrimagnetism * ferrite * ferritin * ferronerie * ferronnerie * * * Flores martis * haem * heme * haematite * hematite * haemochromatosis * hemochromatosis * magnetite * molysite * nife * Prussian blue * rust * steel * synthetic maghemite * wustite *

    References

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Made of the metal iron.
  • (figuratively) Strong (as of will), inflexible.
  • She had an iron will.
    He held on with an iron grip.
    an iron constitution

    Synonyms

    * adamant, adamantine, brassbound

    Hypernyms

    * (made of the metal iron) metal, metallic

    Hyponyms

    * (made of the metal iron) wrought-iron

    See also

    * ferrous, ferric

    Derived terms

    * iron cap * iron chink * Iron Cross * Iron Duke * iron-faced * iron-fisted * Iron Guard * iron gum * iron gum tree * iron hand * iron horse * iron jubilee * iron law * ironly * iron lung * iron mike * iron oak * iron paper * iron sleep * iron slumber * iron walls * iron wedding * iron-willed * iron-witted * iron-worded

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.
  • (archaic) To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Ironed like a malefactor.
  • To furnish or arm with iron.
  • to iron a wagon

    Synonyms

    * (to pass an iron over) press

    Coordinate terms

    * (to pass an iron over) mangle

    Descendants

    * Japanese:

    Derived terms

    * ironer * ironing * iron-on * iron out * non-iron * unironed

    ironlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling iron or some aspect of it.
  • Men of stubborn, ironlike will...