cold shot

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noun

1
: round shotlike particles formed by a cold shut in a metal casting
2

cold-shot

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adjective

: chilled by the mold in casting or imperfect through such chilling
used of a foundry casting

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Adjective

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“Cold shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cold%20shot. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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