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die cast

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verb (used with object)

to shape or form by die casting.

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Origin of die cast

First recorded in 1905–10

Definition for die cast (2 of 2)

die-cast
[ dahy-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈdaɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /

adjective

formed by die casting.

Origin of die-cast

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for die cast

die-cast

verb -casts, -casting or -cast

(tr) to shape or form (a metal or plastic object) by introducing molten metal or plastic into a reusable mould, esp under pressure, by gravity, or by centrifugal force

Derived forms of die-cast

die-casting, noun
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