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chain up

chain up  v. phr.— «During snowstorms in Portland, Ore., before Christmas, Kelley had to chain up, or “hang iron” as he calls it. “It takes two hours to hang my iron.”» —“Road closures make a costly wait for...

stilettotarsal

stilettotarsal  n.— «The cosmetic procedure, familiar the world over as a quick fix injection to iron out wrinkles, is now being employed as a cure for a condition dubbed “stilettotarsal,” when pain hits the soft tissue on the...

foot filler

foot filler  n.— «The cosmetic procedure, familiar the world over as a quick fix injection to iron out wrinkles, is now being employed as a cure for a condition dubbed “stilettotarsal,” when pain hits the soft tissue on the...

beaching

beaching  n.— «Dofasco spokesperson Andrew Sloan said the incident in question occurred when excess molten iron was poured into shallow pits by the plant—a process known as “beaching.” The pits had snow in them and the reaction...

vegangelical

vegangelical  n.— «OTOH, it’s not, AFAIK, possible to OD on iron from purely food sources unless you’ve got an iron- metabolism disorder like hemochromatosis; some vegangelical propaganda deliberately tries to obscure this point...

tap out

tap out  v. phr.— «Once, in a match with Kazushi Sakuraba of Japan, Mr. Gracie refused to “tap out,” or submit, despite being in an iron hold. Mr. Gracie let his own arm snap.» —“A Kinder, Gentler (but Not by Much) Brand of...

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