Definition of iron pan in English:

iron pan

noun

Geology
  • A hardpan in which iron oxides are the chief cementing agents.

    • ‘The iron can become indurated to form an iron pan.’
    • ‘It's darker than a raw cast iron pan, but no amount of imagination will make it black.’
    • ‘Our Fifth Guru Arjan Dev faced martyrdom cheerfully on burning iron pans.’
    • ‘There is also an unknown degree of iron pan formation, which must affect gaseous exchange within the mound.’