Definition of “foundry” - English Dictionary

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“foundry” in American English

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foundrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɑʊn·dri/

(Definition of “foundry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“foundry” in Business English

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foundrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaʊndri/ us 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)