Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[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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- A chill-cast gun-metal will therefore be very different in structure and properties from one which has been annealed.
- This was discovered during an early investigation of the strength and hardness of ternary alloys containing up to 43% Cd and 14% Sb using chill-cast specimens.
- An inclined chill-casting shown in Fig.1 has been cast for verifying the developed model.
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