iron-on
iron-on i"ron-on`, a. Able to be attached (to clothing) by applying pressure and heat, as with a hand iron; -- of cloth items specially made with a glue that is softened by heat; -- used especially of patches to clothing or accessories to clothing, such as replacement pockets. [PJC]

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  • Iron-on — Iron ons are images that can be imprinted on fabric. They are frequently used to print onto T shirts.On one side is paper, and on the other is the image that will be transferred in reverse. After placing it on the fabric and either running over… …   Wikipedia

  • iron-on — (adj.) 1959, from IRON (Cf. iron) (v.) + ON (Cf. on) …   Etymology dictionary

  • iron-on — iron ,on adjective intended to be stuck to clothing using the heat from an iron …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • iron-on — /uy euhrn on , awn /, adj. 1. designed to be applied with heat and pressure, as by an iron: an iron on patch for pants. n. 2. a design, patch, or the like, applied by ironing on. [1955 60; n. use of v. phrase iron on] * * * …   Universalium

  • iron-on — i′ron on adj. cvb tex designed to be applied with heat and pressure, as by an iron: an iron on patch for pants[/ex] • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • iron-on — /ˈaɪən ɒn/ (say uyuhn on) adjective 1. of or relating to an item which is designed to be affixed to an article of clothing with the pressure of a heated iron: an iron on transfer. –noun 2. such an item …   Australian English dictionary

  • iron-on — adjective labels that you can stick to your clothes using a hot iron …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • iron-on — UK / US adjective intended to be stuck to clothing using the heat from an iron …   English dictionary

  • Iron-on (disambiguation) — Iron on can refer to:* Iron ons, images that can be imprinted on fabric * Iron On, a band from Brisbane, Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Iron On (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Iron On Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Brisbane, Queensland Genre = Indie rock Pop Rock Years active = 2002 ndash;Present Label = Associated acts = URL =… …   Wikipedia

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