железный

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железный (želéznyj)

  1. iron (both literally and figuratively)
    железная рудаiron ore
    железная хваткаiron grip
    железный занавесiron curtain
    железная дорога - railroad
  2. (chemistry) ferrous
    железный купоросcopperas, ferrous sulfate
  3. (chemistry) ferric
    железная кислотаferric acid

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* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.