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founding:

see castingcasting
or founding,
shaping of metal by melting and pouring into a mold. Most castings, especially large ones, are made in sand molds. Sand, mixed with a binder to hold it together, is pressed around a wooden pattern that leaves a cavity in the sand.
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founding

[′fau̇nd·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
The art and science of melting and casting metals.

founding, casting

Producing metal products in a foundry by pouring melted metals into molds.
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