a passion for railroads, trains
Greek sideros ‘iron’ + dromos ‘running’
noun a fear of railroads, trains Word Origin Greek sideros ‘iron’ + dromos ‘running’
siderofibrosis sid·er·o·fi·bro·sis (sĭd’ə-rō-fī-brō’sĭs) n. Fibrosis associated with small foci in which iron is deposited.
[sid-uh-rog-ruh-fee] /ˌsɪd əˈrɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the art or technique of engraving on steel. 2. a method of increasing the number of reproductions obtained from a steel engraving by first rolling a soft-steel cylinder over a hardened steel plate and then rolling the hardened cylinder over a soft-steel plate.
noun 1. stony-iron meteorite. noun 1. a meteorite consisting of a mixture of iron, nickel, and such ferromagnesian minerals as olivine and pyroxene