follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

corrugated iron

noun
1.
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.
Origin of corrugated iron
1885-1890
1885-90
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for corrugated iron
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Mr. Havens and Mr. Fordham were busy at the corrugated iron shack that served as an office.

    The Trail Boys on the Plains Jay Winthrop Allen
  • I missed my timber and gun-cotton and cordage and corrugated iron.

    A Case in Camera Oliver Onions
  • Mast-heads and funnel-tops of ships peep above the ranges of corrugated iron roofs.

    The Mirror of the Sea Joseph Conrad
  • The walls have been boarded and the ceiling made of corrugated iron.

    A Blue Devil of France G. P. Capart
  • Its walls are wooden, with canvas inside, and its roof is of corrugated iron.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • There is not much of a village and most of the buildings are made of corrugated iron.

    The Pacific Triangle Sydney Greenbie
British Dictionary definitions for corrugated iron

corrugated iron

noun
1.
a thin structural sheet made of iron or steel, formed with alternating ridges and troughs
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for corrugated iron

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for corrugated

14
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for corrugated iron