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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingot  \In"got\,  n.  [Prob.  from  AS  in  in  +  ge['o]tan  to  pour: 
  cf  F.  linglot,  LL  lingotus  a  mass  of  gold  or  silver, 
  extended  in  the  manner  of  a  tongue,  and  G.  einguss  LG  &  OE 
  ingot  ingot,  a  mold  for  casting  metals  in  See  {Found}  to 
  cast,  and  cf  {Linget},  {Lingot},  {Nugget}.] 
  1.  That  in  which  metal  is  cast;  a  mold.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  from  the  fire  he  took  up  his  matter  And  in  the 
  ingot  put  it  with  merry  cheer.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  A  bar  or  wedge  of  steel,  gold,  or  other  malleable  metal, 
  cast  in  a  mold;  a  mass  of  unwrought  cast  metal. 
 
  Wrought  ingots  from  Besoara's  mine.  --Sir  W. 
  Jones. 
 
  {Ingot  mold},  a  box  or  mold  in  which  ingots  are  cast. 
 
  {Ingot  iron}.  See  {Decarbonized  steel},  under  {Decarbonize}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ingot 
  n  :  a  block  of  metal  that  is  cast  in  a  particular  shape  for 
  convenient  handling  [syn:  {metal  bar},  {block  of  metal}] 




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