ingot iron


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ingot iron

[′iŋ·gət ‚ī·ərn]
(metallurgy)
Relatively pure iron produced in an open-hearth furnace.

mild steel

1. Nearly pure iron having a very low carbon content, usually between 0.15 and 0.25%; a ductile, rust-resistant material used in boilers, tanks, enamelware, etc.
2. Same as low steel.