a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
verb (used with object)
to make ingots of; shape into ingots.

1350–1400; Middle English: literally, (something) poured in, equivalent to in- in-1 + got(e) a stream, Old English *gota, akin to gēotan to flow; cognate with German giessen, Gothic giutan, Old Norse gjōta to pour Unabridged
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ingot (ˈɪŋɡət)
1.  a piece of cast metal obtained from a mould in a form suitable for storage, transporting, and further use
2.  (tr) to shape (metal) into ingots
[C14: perhaps from in-² + Old English goten, past participle of geotan to pour]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., "mold in which metal is cast," probably from in- "in" + O.E. goten, pp. of geotan "to pour." Sense of "mass of cast metal" first attested 1423.
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Example sentences
Curious, he picked it up and immediately realized it was a copper ingot.
One had been completely melted and solidified into a large homogenous ingot.
The cooling rate is one factor that determines the final size of crystals in
  the ingot and the distribution of impurities.
The price of primary aluminum ingot continued to decrease, but at a much slower
  pace than in the previous year.
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