Definition of Flatiron

1. Noun. An iron that was heated by placing it on a stove.

Generic synonyms: Iron, Smoothing Iron



Definition of Flatiron

1. n. An iron with a flat, smooth surface for ironing clothes.

Definition of Flatiron

1. Noun. A simple iron (for pressing laundry) which is heated on a stove ¹

2. Noun. (context: especially referring to the shape of a building) a quadrilateral with two parallel sides, one of which is very short, and whose non-parallel sides are longer than either parallel side. ¹

3. Adjective. Having a flatiron shape ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatiron

1. a device for pressing clothes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatiron

flatfield
flatfish
flatfishes
flatfoot
flatfooted
flatfootedly
flatfootedness
flatfooting
flatfoots
flathe
flathead
flathead catfish
flatheads
flathon
flating
flatiron (current term)
flatirons
flative
flatland
flatlander
flatlanders
flatlands
flatleaf
flatlet
flatlets
flatline
flatlined
flatliner
flatliners
flatlines

Literary usage of Flatiron

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1. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1907)
"EXPERIMENT 32-D. — Testing an Electric flatiron. — The distribution of heat, of importance to the users of electric flatirons (Fig. ..."

2. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1915)
"Ballou, Waldo R. Found dying on sidewalk before home of Mrs. Helen flatiron found in Mrs. Angle's apartment lits dent M. Angle, Mrs. Angle held. ..."

3. Catskill Water Supply: A General Description and Brief History by New York (N.Y.). Board of Water Supply (1917)
"Madison Square Garden tower, the Metropolitan tower and flatiron Building are easily recognized from left to right. ..."

4. Receipts and Remedies: Useful Hints for Everyone on Health, Beauty, Clothing by Louis Andrew Flemming (1908)
"Let the powder remain for twenty-four hours; then cover it with a piece of brown paper, and press with a warm flatiron. Remove the paper and brush off the ..."

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