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die cast

noun
1.
to shape or form by die casting.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10

die-cast

[dahy-kast, -kahst] /ˈdaɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
adjective
1.
formed by die casting.
Origin
1905-10
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Examples from the web for die cast
  • Aluminum die cast alloy and malleable iron casting components were also processed.
  • His hobbies include collecting die cast cars, restoring and hot rodding cars, and woodworking.
  • die cast zinc conduit fittings are not allowed in any application.
British Dictionary definitions for die cast

die-cast

verb -casts, -casting, -cast
1.
(transitive) to shape or form (a metal or plastic object) by introducing molten metal or plastic into a reusable mould, esp under pressure, by gravity, or by centrifugal force
Derived Forms
die-casting, noun
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