ingot


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in·got

 (ĭng′gət)
n.
1. A mass of metal, such as a bar or block, that is cast in a standard shape for convenient storage or shipment.
2. A casting mold for metal.

[Middle English, mold for casting metal : perhaps from in-, in; see in-2 + Old English goten, past participle of geotan, to pour, or perhaps from Old French lingot, metal ingot ((reinterpreted as l'ingot le, the + *ingot, ingot), from Old Provençal, from lenga, tongue (in reference to the elongated shape of medieval ingots), from Latin lingua; see language).]

ingot

(ˈɪŋɡət)
n
(Metallurgy) a piece of cast metal obtained from a mould in a form suitable for storage, transporting, and further use
vb
(Metallurgy) (tr) to shape (metal) into ingots
Also called: lingot
[C14: perhaps from in-2 + Old English goten, past participle of geotan to pour]

in•got

(ˈɪŋ gət)

n.
a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
[1350–1400; Middle English: mold]

ingot


Past participle: ingoted
Gerund: ingoting

Imperative
ingot
ingot
Present
I ingot
you ingot
he/she/it ingots
we ingot
you ingot
they ingot
Preterite
I ingoted
you ingoted
he/she/it ingoted
we ingoted
you ingoted
they ingoted
Present Continuous
I am ingoting
you are ingoting
he/she/it is ingoting
we are ingoting
you are ingoting
they are ingoting
Present Perfect
I have ingoted
you have ingoted
he/she/it has ingoted
we have ingoted
you have ingoted
they have ingoted
Past Continuous
I was ingoting
you were ingoting
he/she/it was ingoting
we were ingoting
you were ingoting
they were ingoting
Past Perfect
I had ingoted
you had ingoted
he/she/it had ingoted
we had ingoted
you had ingoted
they had ingoted
Future
I will ingot
you will ingot
he/she/it will ingot
we will ingot
you will ingot
they will ingot
Future Perfect
I will have ingoted
you will have ingoted
he/she/it will have ingoted
we will have ingoted
you will have ingoted
they will have ingoted
Future Continuous
I will be ingoting
you will be ingoting
he/she/it will be ingoting
we will be ingoting
you will be ingoting
they will be ingoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ingoting
you have been ingoting
he/she/it has been ingoting
we have been ingoting
you have been ingoting
they have been ingoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ingoting
you will have been ingoting
he/she/it will have been ingoting
we will have been ingoting
you will have been ingoting
they will have been ingoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ingoting
you had been ingoting
he/she/it had been ingoting
we had been ingoting
you had been ingoting
they had been ingoting
Conditional
I would ingot
you would ingot
he/she/it would ingot
we would ingot
you would ingot
they would ingot
Past Conditional
I would have ingoted
you would have ingoted
he/she/it would have ingoted
we would have ingoted
you would have ingoted
they would have ingoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ingot - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handlingingot - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
bullion - gold or silver in bars or ingots
pig - a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
Translations
سَبيكَه
ingot
barre
öntecs
málmstöng
stienis
ingot

ingot

[ˈɪŋgət]
A. Nlingote m
B. CPD ingot steel Nacero m en lingotes

ingot

[ˈɪŋgət] nlingot m

ingot

nBarren m; steel ingotStahlblock m

ingot

[ˈɪŋgət] nlingotto

ingot

(ˈiŋgət) noun
a mass of metal (eg gold or silver) cast in a mould. The gold was transported as ingots.
References in classic literature ?
By and by they came to the place where steel rails were made; and Jurgis heard a toot behind him, and jumped out of the way of a car with a white-hot ingot upon it, the size of a man's body.
A keen observer of English customs relates that, being in one of the rooms of the Bank one day, he had the curiosity to examine a gold ingot weighing some seven or eight pounds.
He stretched forth a hand and lovingly caressed a golden ingot on the nearest tier.
Tarzan dropped his eyes to the ingot he had brought away with him.
Fortunate for him was it that the book he was intent on was one which slow reading cannot injure,--nay, one whose words, like ingots of gold, seem often to need to be weighed separately, that the mind may take in their priceless value.
when I gaze on thee, and think when and how we are next to meet, I could even wish myself one of thine own degraded nation; my hand conversant with ingots and shekels, instead of spear and shield; my head bent down before each petty noble, and my look only terrible to the shivering and bankrupt debtor this could I wish, Rebecca, to be near to thee in life, and to escape the fearful share I must have in thy death.
At that moment, the Captain, without noticing my presence, opened the piece of furniture, a sort of strong box, which held a great many ingots.
ssed of ingots, gold, money, jewels, diamonds, gems; that I alone.
We have a king ten years old, who doesn't yet know what he wants; we have a queen blinded by a belated passion; we have a minister who governs France as he would govern a great farm -- that is to say, intent only on turning out all the gold he can by the exercise of Italian cunning and invention; we have princes who set up a personal and egotistic opposition, who will draw from Mazarin's hands only a few ingots of gold or some shreds of power granted as bribes.
said Wolfert eagerly, whose mind was haunted by nothing but ingots and doubloons.
Now, there is, in good truth, a prince all bespangled over with gold and diamonds, enamelled with flowers like a spring meadow; he is about to plunge his empty hands into the immense coffer in which his now faithful -- but so lately unfaithful -- subjects have amassed one or two cartloads of ingots of gold.
Her smiths take silver ingots and work them up into all manner of graceful and beautiful forms.