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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyiron out
he/she/itirons out
present participleironing out
past tenseironed out
past participleironed out
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    iron out the kinks to improve something, to get rid of imperfections from something

    They started rehearsing the Christmas concert well in advance in order to iron out the kinks by December 20.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 10/04/2016
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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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