tundish

noun

tun·​dish ˈtən-ˌdish How to pronounce tundish (audio)
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: a reservoir in the top part of a mold into which molten metal is poured

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, funnel for filling a tun

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tundish was in the 14th century

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“Tundish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tundish. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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