galvanized iron


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galvanized iron

or

galvanised iron

n
(Building) building trades iron, esp a sheet of corrugated iron, covered with a protective coating of zinc

gal′vanized i′ron


n.
iron or steel, esp. in sheets, coated with zinc to prevent rust.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galvanized iron - iron that is coated with zinc to protect it from rust
corrugated iron - usually galvanized sheet iron or sheet steel shaped into straight parallel ridges and hollows
atomic number 26, Fe, iron - a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
Translations

galvanized iron

[ˈgælvəˌnaɪzdˈaɪən] nferro zincato
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It must have a roof of galvanized iron and an octagon-drop-clock.
The first telephone wire was of galvanized iron, which had at least the primitive virtue of being cheap.
WS of galvanized iron roof parts hitting vehicles parked in an open area
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From the beginning, that action, as carried out on cloth, plywood, galvanized iron, paper, or lengths of rope, was second only to drawing as a basic move: The one led to the other, and in his hands the two are perfectly paired.
The prices rose from US$ 630 for HRC and US$ 730 per tons for CRC toward the end of last year, chairman of the association of galvanized iron sheet producers (Gapsi) Ruddy Syamsudin said.
Several miles northwest of my home a tornado struck, uprooting trees, collapsing solid brick walls and strewing mangled sheets of galvanized iron.