galvanized iron

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galvanized iron


galvanised iron

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

gal′vanized i′ron

iron or steel, esp. in sheets, coated with zinc to prevent rust.
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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

galvanized iron

[ˈgælvəˌnaɪzdˈaɪən] nferro zincato
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They were buried as they died, being carted on a sheet of galvanized iron, in their nakedness, from the hospital to the hole in the ground.
In its frozen state it was more like strips of galvanized iron, and when a dog wrestled it into his stomach it thawed into thin and innutritious leathery strings and into a mass of short hair, irritating and indigestible.
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.
A washing machine if the power is available, or galvanized iron tubs, a wringer, unchipped wash-boards, trustworthy clothes lines and a comfortable place to wash outside the kitchen.
F J Thornton & Co, the weight manufacturers, have now brought out a range of large galvanized iron weights.
Fred Dudek, an Argonne National Laboratory scientist, reported that galvanized iron scrap is growing as the use of galvanized iron rises.
1995), LTD manufactures and markets cold rolled steel sheets, galvanized iron substrate, and tin mill black plates used in automotive body parts, pipes, galvanized construction sheets, as well as tin plate and tin-free steel for can production.