from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bed of sand in which pigs of iron is cast.
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- n. a mold, made in a bed of sand, in which pig iron is cast; a pig
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the bed of sand in which the iron from a smelting furnace is cast into pigs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
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