ironing

(redirected from Clothes iron)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

ironing

[ī·ərn·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Reducing the wall thickness of a deep-drawn object by reducing the clearance between punch and die.
References in periodicals archive ?
But be sure to keep your hands well away from danger of the hot clothes iron.
Wick managed a team of women who packaged the chili spices with cellophane and sealed them with a clothes iron.
Kissimmee Police detective Mr John Lewis said the couple had left their door slightly open after asking hotel staff to send a clothes iron up to their room.
Roy Tarpley was arrested in Dallas and charged with burning his girlfriend's stomach with a clothes iron, the latest legal problem for a player whose NBA career ended because of drugs.
Al Sherawi and girlfriend Al Anood Mohammad Al Ameri are accused of pouring boiling water over the girls, burning them with a clothes iron and beating them.
Chates, after being advised of his Miranda rights, admitted that he tampered with the RMV document - a felony - and then used a hot clothes iron to re-laminate the forged placard, according to police.
He had Mo jailed when she almost killed him with a clothes iron after hitting him in self-defence.
The nicknaming game-buildings with two titles:The Fuller Building, New York, aka the Flatiron Completed in 1902, this wedge- shaped building resembles the old- fashioned clothes iron used at the time, which was known as a flatiron Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, aka the Armadillo The huge, steel-clad dome owes its shiny bronze colouring to a treatment of copper oxide 30 St Mary Axe, London, aka the Gherkin Named not for its outer shape, but after its highly unorthodox floor plan, which some say resembles a slice of a pickle
What they found ranged from inert military devices and homemade acid bombs to a suspicious package that turned out to be just a clothes iron.
As interest in his chili grew, Fowler expanded his production from a small team of Texas women who bagged the spices in cellophane and sealed them with a clothes iron to creation of the Caliente Chili Company which began to market and distribute his product.
He then beat each of them on the head with a clothes iron and the handgun.
Although there was an explanation card for Tanita's Ultimate Scale with body fat analysis, it was hidden behind a misplaced clothes iron explanation card.