[ af-ter-kast, ahf-ter-kahst ]
/ ˈæf tərˌkæst, ˈɑf tərˌkɑst /
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a casting made from a mold that was itself made from an original casting.
an exact impression, usually in plaster, made of a permanent mold or die after the production of castings is finished.
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