any of various steels cast in molds to form objects.
The gripping jaws are fitted with cast-steel faces, hardened.
Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose
They are of cast-steel, and combine great strength and lightness.
Farm drainage Henry Flagg French
The cast-steel segmental cutting edge was attached to the front of the last mentioned plates.
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910 B. H. M. Hewett
The piston is of cast-steel, and the rod is of iron, 12 inches in diameter.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 303 Various
I could make of it cast-steel, and of cast-steel all manner of tools by means of moulds.
Perseverance Island Douglas Frazar
Fragment of an unbaked crucible prepared for an English cast-steel work.
Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts, July-December, 1827 Various
The cast-steel smile which was peculiar to him hardened the colonel’s face.
Guy Livingstone; George A. Lawrence
The plans contemplated their entire removal, with the exception of the cylindrical skins and cast-steel cutting edges.
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910 James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
Diamond rock-drill, a tube of cast-steel with a number of black diamonds set at one end.
The Story of Great Inventions Elmer Ellsworth Burns
For this reason these parts should be very strongly made, either of cast-iron or cast-steel.
Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants R. E. Mathot
steel containing varying amounts of carbon, manganese, phosphorus, silicon, and sulphur that is cast into shape rather than wrought
a concrete with a fine aggregate, used to imitate natural stone. noun (building trades) a building component, such as a block or lintel, made from cast concrete with a facing that resembles natural stone
- Cast thy bread upon the waters
cast thy bread upon the waters An expression from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament: “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.” Note: This saying calls on people to believe that their good deeds will ultimately benefit them.
- Cast-iron balls
cast-iron balls Related Terms have brass balls Historical Examples The cast-iron balls fitting the bores of their respective guns, as distinguished from grape or other shot. The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth At the beginning of the 1400’s cast-iron balls had made an appearance. Artillery Through the Ages Albert Manucy In Western Europe cast-iron balls […]
to throw or hurl; fling: The gambler cast the dice. to throw off or away: He cast the advertisement in the wastebasket. to direct (the eye, a glance, etc.), especially in a cursory manner: She cast her eyes down the page. to cause to fall upon something or in a certain direction; send forth: to […]