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irate very angry; furious or indignant. [2 definitions]
IRBM abbreviation of "intermediate range ballistic missile."
ire anger or wrath.
Ireland an island west of Great Britain. [2 definitions]
Irene in Greek mythology, the goddess personifying peace; Pax.
irenic tending to promote peace; peaceful; conciliatory.
iridescent emitting or reflecting a lustrous play of colors covering the spectrum, like a rainbow. [2 definitions]
iridium a chemical element that has seventy-seven protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a lustrous yellowish white, extremely hard, dense, and corrosion-resistant metal, used as a hardening alloy, esp. with precious metals. (symbol: Ir)
iris the colored, round membrane surrounding the pupil of the eye. [2 definitions]
Irish of or pertaining to Ireland or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Irish coffee sweetened hot coffee flavored with Irish whiskey and topped with whipped cream.
Irish Gaelic the Gaelic language spoken in Ireland.
Irish moss a purplish-brown seaweed found along the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America; carrageen.
Irish potato the white potato, widely grown in Ireland.
Irish setter one of a breed of setters having a silky, auburn, long-haired coat.
Irish stew a stew of meat such as mutton or beef, with potatoes, onions, and a thick, brown gravy.
Irish terrier a large terrier with a thick, wiry, reddish brown coat.
Irish wolfhound a tall, slim, strong dog with a rough shaggy coat in shades ranging from white to mixtures of dark gray, and a head shaped like a terrier's.
irk to annoy, irritate, or exasperate.
irksome causing annoyance; bothersome or tiresome.
iron a chemical element that has twenty-six protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally in a variety of compounds such as minerals important in the earth's crust as well as the biologically essential cytochromes and hemoglobin, and that can be isolated in pure form as a silver-white dense malleable metal that rusts rapidly in air, can be easily magnetized, and is widely used in a variety of alloys. (symbol: Fe) [16 definitions]