Foundry



[foun-dree] /ˈfaʊn dri/

noun, plural foundries.
1.
an establishment for producing castings in molten metal.
2.
the act or process of founding or casting metal.
3.
the category of metal objects made by founding; castings.
/ˈfaʊndrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a place in which metal castings are produced
2.
the science or practice of casting metal
3.
cast-metal articles collectively
n.

c.1600, from French fonderei, from fondre “to cast” (see found (v.2)).

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