cold-shut

adjective

Definition of cold-shut

:closed while too cold to become thoroughly welded used of a forging — compare cold shut 2

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Origin and Etymology of cold-shut


cold shut

noun

Definition of cold shut

1 :the freezing of the surface of liquid metal during the pouring of an ingot or casting due to interrupted or improper pouring; also :an imperfection thus caused
2 :the imperfect weld caused in a forging by the inadequate heat of one surface under working or by an oxide film
3 :a split ring or link used to mend or fasten chains

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Origin and Etymology of cold shut

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