steam-iron

steam iron

noun
an electric iron with a water chamber, which emits steam onto the fabric or garment being ironed.

Origin:
1940–45

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steam iron
 
n
an electric iron that emits steam from channels in the iron face to facilitate the pressing and ironing of clothes, etc, the steam being produced from water contained within the iron

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