ironworks


ironworks
A factory in which iron is manufactured or iron goods are made

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  • ironworks — ► NOUN ▪ a place where iron is smelted or iron goods are made …   English terms dictionary

  • ironworks — [ī′ərnwʉrks΄] pl.n. [often with sing. v.] a place where iron is smelted or heavy iron goods are made …   English World dictionary

  • Ironworks — An ironworks or iron works is a building or site where iron is smelted and where heavy iron and/or steel products are made. The term is both singular and plural, i.e. the plural of ironworks is ironworks .An integrated ironworks in the 19th… …   Wikipedia

  • ironworks — /uy euhrn werrks /, n., pl. ironworks. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) an establishment where iron is smelted or where it is cast or wrought. [1575 85; IRON + WORKS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ironworks — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. furnace, hearth, forge; see factory …   English dictionary for students

  • ironworks — i|ron|works [ aırn,wɜrks ] noun count a factory that produces iron from IRON ORE, or that makes things from iron …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ironworks — n. iron foundry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironworks — noun [treated as sing. or plural] a place where iron is smelted or iron goods are made …   English new terms dictionary

  • ironworks — n smithy, smithery, farriery, forge, stithy, blacksmith s workshop, foundry …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ironworks — i•ron•works [[t]ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜrks[/t]] n. pl. works. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mel a place where iron is smelted or where it is cast or wrought • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang


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