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foundry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfaʊndri/ (plural foundries) PRODUCTION
a factory where metal is melted and poured into specially shaped containers to produce objects: steel/iron/bronze/foundry Electric furnaces are used almost exclusively in the steel foundry.
a factory that produces microchips: The company, which contracts with chip foundries, expects to double its output capacity by year end.
(Definition of foundry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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