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A pressing iron that holds and heats water to be emitted as steam on the cloth being pressed.
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(Electrical Engineering) an electric iron that emits steam from channels in the iron face to facilitate the pressing and ironing of clothes, etc, the steam being produced from water contained within the iron
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an electric iron with a chamber in which water is heated to steam, then directed onto the item being ironed.
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