Foundry definition

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An establishment where metal objects are made by melting metal and pouring it into molds.
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The act, process, or work of melting and molding metals; casting.
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A place where metal is cast.
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The skill or operation of founding.
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Metal castings.
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The castings made by founding.
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A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.
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The act, process, or art of casting metals; founding.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of foundry - foundery

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
foundry
Plural:
foundries

Origin of foundry

  • From French fonderie.

    From Wiktionary