Iron-man



noun
1.
a person, as a worker or athlete, of great physical endurance who can be depended upon to perform a given task or job tirelessly.
2.
a machine that performs a job formerly done by hand; robot.
3.
Slang. a dollar bill or a silver dollar.
[rip-kuh n] /ˈrɪp kən/
noun
1.
Calvin Edward, Jr (“Cal”; “Iron Man”) born 1960, U.S. baseball player.
noun (Austral)
1.
an event at a surf carnival in which contestants compete at swimming, surfing, running, etc
2.
a competitor at such an event

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