"ironing" in the noun sense
garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
"there was a basketful of ironing to do"
the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles
"ironing" in the verb sense
1. iron, iron out, press
press and smooth with a heated iron
"press your shirts"
"she stood there ironing"
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