Foundry meaning

foun'drē
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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Metal castings.
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A place where metal is cast.
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A semiconductor manufacturer that makes chips for third parties. It may be a large chip maker that sells its excess manufacturing capacity or one that makes chips exclusively for other companies. No less than two billion dollars is needed to construct a twenty-first century, high-production semiconductor manufacturing plant. See fabless and IDM.
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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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Origin of foundry

  • From French fonderie.
    From Wiktionary