parting line

noun Metallurgy.
1.
the line at which two closed dies or two halves of a mold meet.
2.
a corresponding line or seam appearing on a molded or cast object.

Origin:
1870–75

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They must know how to determine the parting line so that the forged piece can be easily removed from the dies.
Parting line flash is removed with chipping hammers.
The interface between the two mold halves is called a parting line.
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