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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IN'GOT, n. A mass or wedge of gold or silver cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought metal.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling [syn: ingot, metal bar, block of metal]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, perhaps modification of Middle French lingot ingot of metal, incorrectly divided as l'ingot, as if from le the Date: 14th century 1. a mold in which metal is cast 2. a mass of metal cast into a convenient shape for storage or transportation to be later processed

Britannica Concise

Mass of metal cast into a size and shape such as a bar, plate, or sheet convenient to store, transport, and work into a semifinished or finished product. The term also refers to a mold in which metal is so cast. Steel ingots range in size from small rectangular blocks weighing a few pounds (or kilograms) to huge, tapered, octagonal masses weighing more than 500 tons (450 metric tons).

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a usu. oblong piece of cast metal, esp. of gold, silver, or steel. Etymology: ME: perh. f. IN(1) + goten past part. of OE geotan cast

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ingots) An ingot is a lump of metal, usually shaped like a brick. ...gold ingots. N-COUNT: oft n N

Moby Thesaurus

bar, billet, bullion, button, cast, casting, coin gold, coin silver, copper, gate, gold, gold nugget, nickel, nugget, pig, precious metals, regulus, rod, sheet metal, silver, slab, sow, stick, strip, yellow stuff


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