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Clothes irons for smoothing out wrinkles on clothes.
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According to a source online, hot metal irons were used first by the Chinese thousands of years ago. In the early twentieth century, Irons were vital to the production of a laundry business. In order to work efficiently, these irons were heated up on the stove alternately in order to facilitate non-stop ironing.
根據網上資料，幾千年前，中國人已經在使用熱的鐵熨斗。在 20 世紀初，熨斗對洗衣業務的生產至關重要。為了高效地工作，這些熨斗在爐子上交替加熱，以方便不間斷熨燙。
"History of Ironing": http://www.oldandinteresting.com/antique-irons-smoothers-mangles.aspx