galvanized iron


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galvanized iron

Sheet metal of iron coated with zinc to prevent rusting; used extensively for flashings, roof gutters, gravel stops, flexible metal roofing, etc.
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The province identified specific materials such as marine plywood, galvanized iron roofing sheets, and umbrella roofing nails which are needed to replace school roofs ripped off by the strong winds.
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