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ironing

[ī·ərn·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Reducing the wall thickness of a deep-drawn object by reducing the clearance between punch and die.
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Automating things is a computer's job so manually organizing files is like heating a clothes iron on a stove.
Use your regular clothes iron if you wish, but be aware that you may get adhesive on the soleplate.
Talk about a homeland security breakthrough: A Pittsburgh high school senior has conducted experiments proving that five minutes under a fully heated clothes iron can kill anthrax spores in booby-trapped mail, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Beattie delivered two images that were bold, eye-catching--and baffling: a borderline offensive image of a lingerie-clad girl from the waist down, her top half obscured by a cardboard box; and a clothes iron on the hood of a yellow car.
One of the safest ways is to use a clothes iron, keeping your hands away from the heat.
Conair is entering the clothes iron category with a product launch at the International Home & Housewares Show.
Use a clothes iron on very low temp to smooth and define the outside edges of each centerpiece.
The jury is about to deliver its verdict on whether she tried to murder her brutal husband Trevor with a clothes iron.
Medical reports showed the boy had third-degree burns caused by a clothes iron and a highly corrosive chemical.
Besides crushing puppies with their feet until the animal vomited their internal organs, they have also lit rabbits on fire, skinned them alive, burned a dog with a clothes iron and stabbed a monkey and dogs in the eyes with the sharp end of a stiletto heel.
INTRUDERS burned a man in his 60s on the back with a clothes iron during a terrifying raid on a couple in their home yesterday morning.
Donald was stabbed almost 60 times and had his face smashed with a clothes iron.