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a technique of casting ingots, bars, etc., in which the metal is poured into an open-ended mold, being withdrawn as it solidifies so that the solid portion of the piece retains the fluid portion within the mold.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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