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white iron

noun
1.
cast iron having most or all of its carbon in the form of cementite and exhibiting a silvery fracture.
Also called white cast iron.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35
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Examples for white iron
  • It was an iron tower with a white iron statue of liberty on the top and a band platform ten feet above the base.

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