- a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
- to make ingots of; shape into ingots.
Origin of ingot
Examples from the Web for ingot
Historical Examples of ingot
On the heath of Poligny a man had formerly found an ingot of gold.Bouvard and Pcuchet
The pile or ingot on the porter-bar seems to him to have doubled in weight.Life in a Railway Factory
The 39 in a hundred and three drawings—its an ingot of gold!Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)
Charles Paul de Kock
I am not alluding to your wit; a fly does not seek to raise an ingot of gold!Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo
An ingot on top of the pile was jarred from its place and crashed to the floor.The Revolt of the Star Men
- a piece of cast metal obtained from a mould in a form suitable for storage, transporting, and further use
- (tr) to shape (metal) into ingots