Definition of 'cast iron'
Example sentences containing 'cast iron'
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Will you give a cast-iron guarantee that there will be no cuts in their benefits? Times, Sunday Times (2015)We want a cast-iron guarantee that our plane will stay in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The fact is that in real life there are no such cast-iron guarantees. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Heat a little olive oil in a large cast-iron casserole over a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a great size and had a massive bathroom with a cast-iron bath. The Sun (2012)You'll be delighted to know she has a cast-iron stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a cast-iron guarantee. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Inside there are oak beams and deep, cast-iron baths. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But his Bill shows that this time his cast-iron referendum guarantee is what it says on the tin. The Sun (2013)And yet when a forecast gives the same odds for rain, we seem to expect it to be a cast-iron guarantee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That's a cast-iron guarantee that any stolen moments of leisure time for me and my wife will be tarnished by a creeping sense of guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Translations for 'cast iron'
British English: cast iron NOUN
Cast iron is iron which contains a small amount of carbon.
Made from cast iron, it is finished in graphite enamel.
British English: cast iron ADJECTIVE
A cast-iron guarantee or alibi is one that is absolutely certain to be effective and will not fail you.
They would have to offer cast-iron guarantees to invest in long-term projects.
Definition of cast iron from the Collins English Dictionary
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