A teapot made of cast iron.
cast iron definition by Webster's New World
a hard, unmalleable alloy of iron made by casting: it contains a high proportion of carbon and silicon, has low tensile strength, and is very fluid and fusible when molten
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- made of cast iron
- very hard, rigid, strong, healthy, etc.
cast iron definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A hard, brittle, nonmalleable iron-carbon alloy, cast into shape, containing 2 to 4.5 percent carbon, 0.5 to 3 percent silicon, and lesser amounts of sulfur, manganese, and phosphorus.
- Made of cast iron.
- Rigid; inflexible: a cast-iron rule.
- Exceptionally strong or resistant: a cast-iron stomach.