"irons" in the noun sense
1. iron, Fe, atomic number 26
a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts used in construction and tools and armament plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
3. iron, branding iron
implement used to brand live stock
4. iron, smoothing iron
home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
"irons" in the verb sense
1. iron, iron out, press
press and smooth with a heated iron
"press your shirts"
"she stood there ironing"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License