Meaning of INGOT in English


Pronunciation: ' i ŋ -g ə t

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, perhaps modification of Middle French lingot ingot of metal, incorrectly divided as l'ingot, as if from le the

Date: 14th century

1 : a mold in which metal is cast

2 : a mass of metal cast into a convenient shape for storage or transportation to be later processed

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.