corrugated iron

noun
usually galvanized sheet iron or sheet steel shaped into straight parallel ridges and hollows (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑sheet metal
Substance Meronyms: ↑galvanized iron

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noun
: usually galvanized sheet iron or sheet steel shaped into straight parallel regular and equally curved ridges and hollows

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a type of sheet iron or steel strengthened for use in construction by having a series of alternating grooves and ridges forced into it, and usually galvanized for weather resistance.
[1885-90]

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corrugated iron noun
Sheet iron bent by rollers into ridges for strength
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Main Entry:corrugate

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corrugated iron,
sheet iron or steel, commonly galvanized, shaped into wavelike ridges for increased strength, used for walls, roofs, and other construction purposes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • corrugated iron — noun Corrugated iron is used before these nouns: ↑roof …   Collocations dictionary

  • corrugated iron — a type of sheet iron or steel strengthened for use in construction by having a series of alternating grooves and ridges forced into it, and usually galvanized for weather resistance. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • corrugated iron — noun A building material made by taking sheet iron or steel and pressing it into corrugations …   Wiktionary

  • CORRUGATED IRON —    in general, sheet iron coated with zinc …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • corrugated iron — sheets of iron or steel that have been shaped into waves (used as building material) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Corrugated galvanised iron — roofing in Mount Lawley, Western Australia …   Wikipedia

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