sand-cast
transitive verb (-cast; -casting) Date: 1928 to make (a casting) by pouring metal in a sand mold

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  • sand-cast — [sand′kast΄, sand′käst΄] vt. sand cast, sand casting to make (a casting) by pouring metal in a mold of sand …   English World dictionary

  • sand-cast — sand casting. /sand kast , kahst /, v.t., sand cast, sand casting. to produce (a casting) by pouring molten metal into sand molds. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sand-cast — sand′ cast v. t. cast, casting mel to produce (a casting) by pouring molten metal into sand molds • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • sand-cast — /ˈsænd kast/ (say sand kahst) verb (t) (sand cast, sand casting) to produce (a casting) by pouring molten metal, wax, etc., into sand moulds …   Australian English dictionary

  • sand cast — verb pour molten metal into a mold of sand • Hypernyms: ↑cast, ↑mold, ↑mould • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Did he sand cast his major works over a short period of time? …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand-cast — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : cast in a mold made of sand II. transitive verb : to make (a casting) by pouring metal in a sand mold (as in ordinary founding) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand-cast|ing — «SAND KAS tihng, KAHS », noun. 1. the process of making a casting by pouring metal in a sand mold. 2. the casting so made …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cast iron — For cookware, see Cast iron cookware. Iron alloy phases Ferrite (α iron, δ iron) Austenite (γ iron) …   Wikipedia

  • Sand casting — Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material. It is relatively cheap and sufficiently refractory even for steel foundry use. A suitable bonding agent (usually clay)… …   Wikipedia

  • Cast stone — is defined as “a refined architectural concrete building unit manufactured to simulate natural cut stone, used in unit masonry applications”. In the UK and Europe cast stone is defined as “any material manufactured with aggregate and cementitious …   Wikipedia

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