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Definition of "ingot" [in•got]

  • A mass of metal, such as a bar or block, that is cast in a standard shape for convenient storage or shipment. (noun)
  • A casting mold for metal. (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 "ingot" in a sentence
  • "What we are doing, Steve is we are working off our forecast which we review on a monthly basis and based on that forecast, we are stocking what is called ingot which is the product add of our melting operating or billet which is the product that goes in our hardworking operations."
  • "Silicon wafers are manufactured by cooling molten silicon in a crucible in a controlled manner to form an ingot, which is then cut into smaller blocks and sliced into wafers."
  • "All products are then distilled and recycled into products such as ingot used for foundry application, glass wool used to insulate homes, distilled mercury used in the manufacture of dental amalgam, and phosphor powder used for the manufacture of fertiliser products."