die-casting

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:
1910–15

die-casting, adjective
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die-cast
 
vb , -casts, -casting, -cast
(tr) 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
 
'die-casting
 
n

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