a compound of iron oxide and boiled linseed oil for caulking pipe joints.
noun 1. pyrite; fool’s gold. 2. . /ˈpaɪraɪts/ noun 1. another name for pyrite
[ahy-ernz] /ˈaɪ ərnz/ noun 1. Jeremy (John) born 1948, English actor. [ahy-ern] /ˈaɪ ərn/ noun 1. Chemistry. a ductile, malleable, silver-white metallic element, scarcely known in a pure condition, but much used in its crude or impure carbon-containing forms for making tools, implements, machinery, etc. Symbol: Fe; atomic weight: 55.847; atomic number: 26; specific gravity: […]
- Iron rations
plural noun 1. emergency food supplies, esp for military personnel in action See also C rations, K ration, MRE
[ahy-ern-sik] /ˈaɪ ərnˌsɪk/ adjective, Nautical. 1. noting a wooden hull, fastened with iron, in which chemical interaction between the iron and the wood has resulted in the decay of both; nail-sick.