- cast iron having most or all of its carbon in the form of cementite and exhibiting a silvery fracture.
Origin of white iron
First recorded in 1525–35
Also called white cast iron.
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The only alloy of iron interesting to the arts, is that with tin, in the formation of tin-plate, or white-iron.