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ingot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ingotin‧got /ˈɪŋɡət/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TIa piece of pure metal, especially gold, usually shaped like a brick
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ingotAfter various experiments, an ingot was cast in August 1913, containing around 13 percent chromium with a little manganese.It has three distinct stages of processing - bauxite mining, alumina refining and ingot smelting.Or is this the time to bring home a few ingots, dig up the cellar and bury them under the floor?Around his neck he wore a gold ingot engraved with his birthday, a present from his sister.The silicon ingots are highly perfect single crystals and on the atomic scale the cutting has to proceed through breaking bonds.They eat dumplings shaped like silver ingots, long rice noodles for long life, and boiled peanuts for conceiving sons.Just the ingots, two feet high.The only castings found were ingots, so this seems to have been a metal refinery.
From Longman Business Dictionaryingotin‧got /ˈɪŋgət/ noun [countable, uncountable] a piece of pure metal, for example gold, in the shape of a bricka solid 24 kt gold ingotthe average price per pound of aluminum ingot
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