Definition of Sheet iron

1. Noun. Plate iron thinner than tank iron.

Generic synonyms: Plate Iron



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheet Iron

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sheerwaters
sheesh
sheesha
sheet-erosion
sheet-metal
sheet-metal work
sheet-metals
sheet-piling
sheet anchor
sheet bend
sheet cake
sheet erosion
sheet iron (current term)
sheet lighting
sheet lightning
sheet metal
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sheet music
sheet of paper
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sheet protector
sheet rock
sheet web
sheete
sheeted

Literary usage of Sheet iron

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mining Magazine (1853)
"The waste in the process is such, that one hundred tons ore may yield thirty tons pig and twenty tons best bar. MANUFACTURE OF sheet iron. ..."

2. The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a by Frederick Overman (1854)
"An object of considerable importance is the manufacture of sheet iron ; this, as well as bar iron, is generally made in the same establishment. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1922)
"Iron and steel in the form of sheets, called sheet iron and sheet steel, ... sheet iron is designated by its thickness as measured by a wire gauge. ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... smoothed only, not polished, shall puy two tenths of one ceut per pound more duty than the corresponding gauges of common or black sheet iron or steel. ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1852)
"SHEET-IRON pipes, of a new manufacture, have lately been introduced into England from ... They are made of sheet-iron, which is bent to the required form, ..."

6. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"Then, e = 0.617 X 10-", W = 1540 ergs = 0.000154 joules, p = 0.0154 watts, P = 1.54 watts, hence very much less than in sheet iron of equal thickness. 109. ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1865)
"IMITATION RUSSIA sheet iron. " Though the process is very simple, it requires considerable skill ; but once learned, by short practice under the guidance of ..."

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