pouring basket

pouring box

noun Metallurgy.
tundish ( def 2 ).
Also called pouring basket, pouring basin.
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noun Metallurgy.
(in a vacuum induction furnace) a trough through which molten metal flows under vacuum to a mold chamber.
Also called pouring box, pouring basket, pouring basin. a refractory-lined vessel having holes for distributing metal being teemed into ingot molds.

1350–1400; Middle English; see tun, dish

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