Associations to the word «Ir»

Wiktionary

IR, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Islamic Republic of Iran.
IR, symbol. (element symbol) symbol for iridium

Dictionary definition

IR, noun. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium.
IR, noun. A board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats