What is the difference between nife and iron?

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Nife is a see also of iron.


As nouns the difference between nife and iron

is that nife is (geology) nickel–iron, especially the material that makes up the core of the earth while iron is (uncountable) a common, inexpensive metal, often black in color, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.

As a adjective iron is

(not comparable) made of the metal iron.

As a verb iron is

to pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.

nife

English

(wikipedia nife)

Alternative forms

* Nife, NiFe

Noun

(-)
  • (geology) nickel–iron, especially the material that makes up the core of the Earth
  • See also

    * KREEP * sial * sima

    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