structural iron

structural iron
noun
iron that has been cast or worked in structural shapes
Hypernyms: ↑iron, ↑Fe, ↑atomic number 26

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noun
: iron worked or cast in structural shapes

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iron shaped for use in construction.
[1890-95]

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structural iron or structural steel,
1. iron or steel in shapes or lengths for use in building, such as I-beams or girders.
2. the type or composition of iron or steel so used.

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