hot metal

noun

Definition of hot metal

: composition in which the type is cast from molten metal

Examples of hot metal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Minor League Baseball is here again, my friends, and my heart sings with the breezy joy of outdoor leisure and civic pride formed by the sounds of cracking wooden bats and the smells of hot dogs and hamburgers cooking atop hot metal. Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, al, 4 May 2021 America was built on the sizzle and strength of hot metal being cajoled into railroads, bridges and buildings that connect the nation, all wielded by men like Louisville blacksmith Craig Kaviar, with their sheer brute strength and hammers. Pat Mcdonogh, courier-journal.com, 18 Mar. 2021 Rex Forge is a 167-year old plant now involved in the manufacture of hot metal forgings. Edmund H. Mahony, courant.com, 10 Oct. 2020 Everyone wore work pants, steel-toe shoes and heavy shirts to protect from hot metal. John Pope, NOLA.com, 24 Sep. 2020 That appendage can pack a serious punch, poking through beekeeping protective wear and reportedly feeling like hot metal driving into your skin, according to the New York Times. Sara Kiley Watson, Outdoor Life, 6 May 2020 For larger targets, the hornet’s potent venom and stinger — long enough to puncture a beekeeping suit — make for an excruciating combination that victims have likened to hot metal driving into their skin. Mike Baker, New York Times, 2 May 2020 The process will use plasticine, basically children's modeling clay, as a hot metal surrogate. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 12 Dec. 2019 Perhaps the ignition coil has a tiny insulation fault, or one of the spark plug wires has a crack or split, or is chaffing against sharp or hot metal. Brad Bergholdt, chicagotribune.com, 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of hot metal

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Hot metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20metal. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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