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[with object] Metallurgy
Rapidly solidify (cast iron or other metal) by contact with a cooled metal mould or other cold surface in order to produce a hard, dense surface: the first metal flowing on to the cold plate is virtually chill-cast (as adjective chill-cast) a thin layer of chill-cast crystals

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