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tundish

[tuhn-dish] /ˈtʌnˌdɪʃ/
noun, Metallurgy.
1.
(in a vacuum induction furnace) a trough through which molten metal flows under vacuum to a mold chamber.
2.
Also called pouring box, pouring basket, pouring basin. a refractory-lined vessel having holes for distributing metal being teemed into ingot molds.
Origin of tundish
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at tun, dish
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