Definition of tundish in English:

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tundish

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌndɪʃ/

noun

British
A broad open container or large funnel with one or more holes at the bottom, used especially in plumbing or metal-founding.
Example sentences
  • To get the juice through the bunghole, a device like a small half cask with a tube on the bottom termed a tundish or tunpail was employed as a funnel.
  • Durable tundish lids are manufactured to withstand mechanical and thermal stresses during operation.
  • It is preferable to have both the tundish and the final discharge point visible to view on a frequent basis.

Origin

From tun + dish.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tun|dish

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