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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. plate or rolled iron of about a quarter to a half inch in thickness, used for making boilers and tanks, for covering ships, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as boiler-iron.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. thick plate iron used in the production of boilers
  • n. standard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories

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