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foun·dry

 (foun′drē)
n. pl. foun·dries
1. An establishment where metal objects are made by melting metal and pouring it into molds.
2.
a. The skill or operation of founding.
b. The castings made by founding.

foundry

(ˈfaʊndrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Metallurgy) a place in which metal castings are produced
2. (Metallurgy) the science or practice of casting metal
3. (Metallurgy) cast-metal articles collectively
[C17: from Old French fonderie, from fondre; see found3]

found•ry

(ˈfaʊn dri)

n., pl. -ries.
1.
a. an establishment for producing castings in molten metal.
b. an establishment where metal type is cast or melted down.
2. the act or process of casting metal.
3. metal objects made by founding; castings.
[1595–1605; < French fonderie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foundry - factory where metal castings are producedfoundry - factory where metal castings are produced
arsenal, armory, armoury - a place where arms are manufactured
bell foundry - a foundry where bells are cast
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
iron foundry - a foundry where cast iron is produced
Translations
مَسْبَك، مكان السَّبك والصَّب
slévárna
støberi
ljevaonica
öntöde
málmsteypa
liejykla
lietuve
zlievareň
dökümhane

foundry

[ˈfaʊndrɪ] Nfundición f, fundidora f (LAm)

foundry

[ˈfaʊndri] nfonderie f

foundry

nGießerei f

foundry

[ˈfaʊndrɪ] nfonderia

foundry

(ˈfaundri) plural ˈfoundries noun
a place where metal or glass is formed by melting and pouring into moulds.
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The panorama passed before their eyes like a flash, save when the steam concealed it fitfully from the view; the travellers could scarcely discern the fort of Chupenie, twenty miles south-westward from Benares, the ancient stronghold of the rajahs of Behar; or Ghazipur and its famous rose-water factories; or the tomb of Lord Cornwallis, rising on the left bank of the Ganges; the fortified town of Buxar, or Patna, a large manufacturing and trading-place, where is held the principal opium market of India; or Monghir, a more than European town, for it is as English as Manchester or Birmingham, with its iron foundries, edgetool factories, and high chimneys puffing clouds of black smoke heavenward.
Here are the inevitable lumber-yards and foundries and machine-shops.
The engineers of Japan deepened and widened the intricate system of canals, built factories and foundries, netted the empire with telegraphs and telephones, and inaugurated the era of railroad- building.
In France there are neither foundries nor military docks.
Let us say here that a prince's apartment was then composed of never less than eleven large rooms, from the chamber of state to the oratory, not to mention the galleries, baths, vapor-baths, and other "superfluous places," with which each apartment was provided; not to mention the private gardens for each of the king's guests; not to mention the kitchens, the cellars, the domestic offices, the general refectories of the house, the poultry-yards, where there were twenty-two general laboratories, from the bakehouses to the wine-cellars; games of a thousand sorts, malls, tennis, and riding at the ring; aviaries, fishponds, menageries, stables, barns, libraries, arsenals and foundries.
Once the needful parks and foundries were organised, air-ships and Dracheinflieger could be poured into the sky.
We became educated by pursuing the 'cats and dogs,' basically castings that were shunned and avoided by most foundries," said Henry Young, retired president of Decatur Foundry.
As fab manager for UMC, and later as president of USC, Peter Chang's contributions have been instrumental in the phenomenal growth of semiconductor technology in Taiwan and in UMC Group's development as one of the world's largest semiconductor foundries.
His experience in improving process controls and casting quality at several steel foundries propelled him to oversee research projects through collaboration with several universities.
The current decision to merge the 5 Taiwan-based UMC Group foundries into one flagship company, UMC, was carried out within a similarly condensed period.
In fact, the company considered joining the permanent mold realm, "but it didn't make sense to enter a market in which there were a lot of foundries with a lot of experience," said Joe Robinson.
EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq: EMKR) of Somerset, New Jersey, the popular supplier of leading edge commercial TurboDisc MOCVD epitaxial reactor equipment for the compound semiconductor industry, today announced that the company is stepping up epitaxial foundry services in both the E2M and Pegasus divisions to better meet predicted market shifts toward increased use of semiconductor foundries.