corrugated iron


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corrugated iron

n.
A structural sheet iron, usually galvanized, shaped in parallel furrows and ridges for rigidity.

corrugated iron

n
(Building) a thin structural sheet made of iron or steel, formed with alternating ridges and troughs
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Noun1.corrugated iron - usually galvanized sheet iron or sheet steel shaped into straight parallel ridges and hollows
sheet metal - sheet of metal formed into a thin plate
galvanized iron - iron that is coated with zinc to protect it from rust
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
Mast-heads and funnel-tops of ships peep above the ranges of corrugated iron roofs.
It ended by signal abruptly, nowhere in particular, between two lamp-posts before a large drapery establishment - a long range of shops already lapped up in sheets of corrugated iron for the night.
Directed by the newcomers, they made a trench and bank about the mounting of the piece, and constructed flimsy shelter-pits of corrugated iron.
It was a large corrugated iron shed, so in terms of getting access, we couldn't go too close.
Corrugated iron is an alternative solution to the traditional concrete structures that are implemented in bridges, tunnels and so on.
A survey conducted by a local NGO shows that more than 90 per cent muddy houses had been reconstructed in Chitral and in almost all cases, corrugated iron roofing sheets were used due to their durability and strength.
They still have the same iconic shape as the original huts, are covered in corrugated iron and are easy to construct without the need for concrete foundations.
A simulated laboratory exposure of a newly manufactured corrugated iron sample to synthetic corrosive air was also conducted under different conditions to study the transformation of Cr(VI) to Cr(III) and the accelerated corrosion of the iron material in the coupled galvanic process.
The building, constructed in 1911, has timber-framed walls clad in cream-painted corrugated iron with a curved red roof.
The sunken, corrugated iron huts were to protect people from bombs but were used after the war for keeping chickens, cars, garden tools, etc.
Harry, who is fourth in line to the throne, was part of a visit to the hilltop community of El Vergel with the charity Techo, which was helping villagers build new homes out of chipboard and corrugated iron, after thousands were left homeless and 15 people were killed because of the wildfires that struck in April.
They placed it on top of a spot where a piece of corrugated iron was discovered beneath undergrowth yesterday.

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