wrought iron

a form of iron, almost entirely free of carbon and having a fibrous structure including a uniformly distributed slag content, that is readily forged and welded.


wrought-iron, adjective
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wrought iron
a.  a pure form of iron having a low carbon content and a fibrous microstructure. It is made by various processes and is often used for decorative work
 b.  (as modifier): wrought-iron gates

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Example sentences
Installation standards for steel and wrought iron pipe.
It is proposed to replace spindle fence and distressed hedge with wrought iron fence.
Post tops shall be steel, wrought iron or malleable iron.
Both the armature bars and the flat bars consisted originally of wrought iron, which was fairly supple.
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