Spruing



noun
1.
Metallurgy.

an opening through which molten metal is poured into a mold.
the waste metal left in this opening after casting.

2.
Metalworking. a channel in a forging die permitting the die to clear that part of the rough piece not being forged.
verb (used with object), sprued, spruing.
3.
to cut the sprues from (a casting).
noun
1.
a vertical channel in a mould through which plastic or molten metal is introduced or out of which it flows when the mould is filled
2.
plastic or metal that solidifies in a sprue
noun
1.
a chronic disease, esp of tropical climates, characterized by flatulence, diarrhoea, frothy foul-smelling stools, and emaciation
noun
1.
(East London, dialect) an inferior type of asparagus

sprue (sprōō)
n.

A chronic disease that is characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, emaciation, and anemia, caused by defective absorption of nutrients from the intestinal tract.

Wax or metal used to form the pathway for forcing molten metal into a mold in the making of a dental casting.

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