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Definition of "foundry" []

  • An establishment where metal is melted and poured into molds. (noun)
  • The skill or operation of founding. (noun)
  • The castings made by founding. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foundry" in a sentence
  • "MOSCOW, September 25 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian tractor producer Traktorniye Zavody said Thursday it had bought a 74\% stake in German foundry Luitpoldhutte AG but declined to disclose the value of the deal."
  • "Chinese telecommunications firm, Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings has invested $172 Million in Chinese foundry, SMIC."
  • "So, they call the foundry and before the foundry can answer, the sales rep leads the question "So, Bill, we built that tooling out of plastic didn't we?"