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.
The building, constructed in 1911, has timber-framed walls clad in cream-painted corrugated iron with a curved red roof.
His hut was just a little more than a square meter long and a meter high, built of cardboard tightened to the street barrier on one side and the corrugated iron barriers behind him on the other side, covered with plastic sheeting.
Thatch continues to be the primary building choice in rural areas despite the array of man-made materials that can be obtained cheaply, such as corrugated iron.
The blast resulted in part of the house collapsing, scattering corrugated iron pieces across a wide area.
What prefabricated shelter of curved corrugated iron sheets is named after a British engineer?
When they visited the site, they found the two-bedroom, stone-built house inside a corrugated iron and wood barn.
The 600mm x 1200mm corrugated iron gives additional life to the farm scene and Waikato heritage, which the advert is aiming to reinforce.
To judge by its cover, Corrugated Iron is just another oversized, design-fetish coffee-table book, and in fact it is packed with full-color images that will make it catnip to architecturally minded modernists.
Here in the outback of Australia we have always collected our rainwater in corrugated iron tanks.