Definition of Angle iron

1. Noun. An L-shaped metal bracket.

Exact synonyms: Angle Bracket
Generic synonyms: Bracket, Wall Bracket

Definition of Angle iron

1. Noun. A length of iron or steel, having an L-shaped cross section, used as a structural support ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angle Iron

angle-closure glaucoma
angle bisector
angle bisectors
angle bracket
angle brackets
angle closure glaucoma
angle for
angle grinder
angle grinders
angle iron (current term)
angle of Fuchs
angle of anomaly
angle of antetorsion
angle of anteversion
angle of aperture
angle of attack
angle of convergence
angle of declination
angle of depression
angle of deviation
angle of dip
angle of eccentricity
angle of emergence
angle of extinction

Literary usage of Angle iron

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The brackets are made of plate iron, riveted to a frame of angle iron. The axle carries two seats for gunners ; into the trail are fitted the elevating ..."

2. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"ANGLE-IRON. ci, Fig. 216, shows the application of angle-iron in ... As angle-iron is generally applied for the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"If desired, a similar angle-iron clamp may be riveted along at the junction of ... There is bent round the exterior of every alternate angle-iron frame, ..."

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