Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling

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Synonyms of Ingot

block of metal, metal bar

Alternate forms of Ingot

Hyponyms: bullion, pig

Hypernyms: block

Origin of the word Ingot

  1. late 14c., "mold in which metal is cast," probably from in- "in" + O.E. goten, pp. of geotan "to pour." Sense of "mass of cast metal" first attested 1423. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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