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die casting

noun, Metallurgy
1.
a process in which molten metal is forced into metallic molds under hydraulic pressure to shape it, form objects, etc.
2.
an article made by this process.
Origin of die casting
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
die-casting, adjective

die cast

verb (used with object)
1.
to shape or form by die casting.
Origin
1905-10
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