- cast steel,
- cast stone,
- cast the first stone,
- cast thy bread upon the waters,
- cast up,
- cast-iron plant,
- castagno, andrea del
Origin of cast-iron
Origin of cast iron
Examples from the Web for cast-iron
Over medium heat, warm up a cast-iron griddle or large skillet; a non-stick griddle or pan will do as well.Sap Suckers Unite: Recipes for Maple Cookies, Flapjacks, and Cocktails|David Lincoln Ross|May 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Melt the butter in a cast-iron skillet or heavy nonstick sauté pan over medium-high heat.
They were quite harmless, being made of cast-iron, with small quantities of salt inside to bring them up to the exact weight.Pincher Martin, O.D.|H. Taprell Dorling
They are cast-iron construction and are driven by an eccentric on the driving-wheel axle (fig. 27).
This pipe was afterward replaced by a cast-iron pipe of the same diameter.ASCE 1193: The Water-Works and Sewerage of Monterrey, N. L., Mexico|George Robert Graham Conway
Such a cast-iron damper also forms a support for the flat arch of brick over the opening if bricks are used.
The sectional diagram indicates a cast-iron damper built in the throat.
1660s, from cast (past participle adjective) "made by melting and being left to harden in a mold" (1530s), from past participle of cast (v.) in sense "to throw something in a particular way" (c.1300), especially "form metal into a shape by pouring it molten" (1510s). From 1690s as an adjective, cast-iron.