[ahy-ern-on, -awn]
designed to be applied with heat and pressure, as by an iron: an iron-on patch for pants.
a design, patch, or the like, applied by ironing on.

1955–60; noun use of verb phrase iron on Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Following the package instructions, apply the iron-on adhesive to the back side of the yellow cotton.
Remove one back pocket from the jeans and decorate with embroidery or an iron-on patch.
No more iron-on patches, rubber bands for ponytails, tight boots or wet knotted shoestrings.
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