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foundrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑʊn·dri/
a ​factory where ​metal is ​melted and ​poured into ​speciallyshapedcontainers to ​producemachineparts
(Definition of foundry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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foundrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfaʊndri/ (plural foundries) PRODUCTION
a ​factory where metal is melted and poured into specially shaped ​containers to ​produceobjects: 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 ​outputcapacity by ​year end.
(Definition of foundry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “foundry”
in Spanish fundición…
in Vietnamese lò đúc…
in Malaysian tempat peleburan…
in Thai โรงหล่อ (โลหะหรือแก้ว…
in French fonderie…
in German die Gießerei…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铸造厂, 铸造车间…
in Turkish dökümhane…
in Russian литейный цех…
in Indonesian peleburan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑄造廠, 鑄造車間…
in Polish odlewnia…
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