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foundry

Syllabification: found·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈfoundrē
 
/

Definition of foundry in English:

noun (plural foundries)

A workshop or factory for casting metal.
Example sentences
  • However, there is more to manufacturing than the industries which once provided the bulk of the jobs in mills, factories and foundries.
  • Created by pouring molten metal directly on the foundry's concrete floor, each panel is unique.
  • There are 70 metal foundries in greater Sao Paulo, employing more than 50,000 workers.

Origin

early 17th century (earlier as foundery): from found3 + -ry, perhaps suggested by French fonderie.

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