ingot iron


: iron containing only small proportions of impurities (such as less than 0.05 percent carbon)

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ingot iron was in 1877

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“Ingot iron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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