from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pressing iron that holds and heats water to be emitted as steam on the cloth being pressed.

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  • noun A smoothing iron that includes a system for spraying steam onto the item being ironed.

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  • noun a pressing iron that can emit steam


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