Lofting iron

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lofting iron (Golf) Same as Lofter.
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Usage

In literature:

Paul took his part from the stage, and tumbled up a spiral iron staircase to the loft in which the leading comedian dressed.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
There's a loft though, and an iron ladder.
"The Ruby Sword" by Bertram Mitford
An iron wi' a little loft to it, a clean shot, a good thir-rd, an' he might get a four yet.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
There are driving irons and lofting irons according to the purposes for which they are intended.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Now spacious loft apartments in cast-iron and Romanesque Revival buildings line the street.
Selling a barely used set of Ping i20 irons 5-Pw, blue dot, standard length and loft.
I should also add that I have had the lie & loft of each iron checked and have modified the higher irons to a flatter lie beginning with the 6 iron , 7 & 8 Iron , and my 9 iron and PW to fit my swing.
The iron , which comes in 18-, 21- and 24-degree lofts, has been in demand this week on the range.
A typical 6-iron has a loft of 30°, which places it between your pitching wedge (48°) and driver (approximately 9°).
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In science:

The effects of potential violations of the no-hair theorem on iron line profiles and quasi-periodic variability may be observed with upcoming or future X-ray missions such as Astro-H, ATHENA and LOFT.
A Metric for Testing the Nature of Black Holes
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