a German medal awarded for outstanding bravery or service during wartime.
(lowercase) Gymnastics. an upright, crosslike position held between the rings, with the arms fully extended laterally and the legs held together and pointed downward.
the highest decoration for bravery awarded to the German armed forces in wartime: instituted in 1813
from German das eiserne kreuz, instituted by Frederick Wilhelm III of Prussia, originally for distinguished military service in the wars against Napoleon.
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letters) a barrier to understanding and the exchange of information and ideas created by ideological, political, and military hostility of one country toward another, especially such a barrier between the Soviet Union and its allies and other countries. 2. an impenetrable barrier to communication or information, especially as imposed by […]
- Iron deficiency anemia
iron deficiency anemia n. A form of hypochromic microcytic anemia due to the dietary lack of iron or to a loss of iron from chronic bleeding.
[ih-ron-di-kwoit] /ɪˈrɒn dɪˌkwɔɪt/ noun 1. a city in W New York.
[ahy-rohn, ahy-rohn] /aɪˈroʊn, ˈaɪ roʊn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless liquid of isomeric, unsaturated ketones, C 14 H 22 O, obtained from orris root: used in perfumery for its odor of violets.