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[ing-guh t] /ˈɪŋ gət/

a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
verb (used with object)
to make ingots of; shape into ingots.
a piece of cast metal obtained from a mould in a form suitable for storage, transporting, and further use
(transitive) to shape (metal) into ingots

late 14c., “mold in which metal is cast,” probably from in- (2) “in” + Old English goten, past participle of geotan “to pour” (see found (v.2)). Sense of “mass of cast metal” first attested early 15c.


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