[ahy-ern-jawd] /ˈaɪ ərnˈdʒɔd/
having a jaw of or like iron:
an iron-jawed press; an iron-jawed fighter.
an iron-jawed will.
noun, Economics. 1. the doctrine or theory that wages tend toward a level sufficient only to maintain a subsistence standard of living.
noun 1. a chamberlike respirator, formerly used in the treatment of poliomyelitis, that encloses the whole body except the head and in which alternate pulsations of high and low pressure induce normal breathing movements or force air into and out of the lungs. noun 1. an airtight metal cylinder enclosing the entire body up to […]
noun 1. a medieval instrument of torture fashioned as a box in the shape of a woman, large enough to hold a human being, and studded with sharp spikes on the inside. noun 1. a medieval instrument of torture, consisting of a hinged case (often shaped in the form of a woman) lined with iron […]
HOLWG, DoD, Jan 1977, revised Jul 1977. Fourth of the series of DoD requirements that led to Ada. “Department of Defense Requirements for High Order Computer Programming Languages”, SIGPLAN Notices 12(12):39-54 (Dec 1977). “Revised Ironman Requirements for High Order Computer Programming Languages”, US Dept of Defense, Jul 1977. (See Strawman, Woodenman, Tinman, Steelman).