sand casting

noun

: a casting made in a mold of sand

Examples of sand casting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To make the locks, artisans use molds made from brass for the sand casting process, one of the oldest and most economical ways to make metal. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, 14 July 2023 It’s about a colossal treasure trove of handcrafted wooden steelmaking patterns used in the sand casting of steel machine parts, collected from a shuttered steel mill in Youngstown, Ohio, and stored away for decades in a nearby barn. Jim Vinoski, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sand casting was in 1926

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“Sand casting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sand%20casting. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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