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Word forms: (regular plural) ingots
(Mechanical engineering: General) An ingot is an unfinished cast piece of metal. ⇒ Steel ingots are blocks of steel ready to be rolled or melted. ⇒ Forging involves using hard blows to form and shape metallic ingots into useful items. ⇒ An ingot is an unfinished cast piece of metal.
Related wordsCompare ingot with billet, which is a length of metal that has been partly processed but is not in its final state.
No mother names her cub for an ingot of iron, not even among my people.Kerr, Katharine A TIME OF WARYou're lucky you're not supervising having me cut out of a steel ingot.Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRTCarra took the ingot , which just fit into the palm of her hand.Kerr, Katharine A TIME OF WAR"SendEve when you need someone to spell you," Wolfesaid as he picked up the last ingot.Elizabeth Lowell ONLY YOU