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die-cast

verb [T] uk   /ˈdaɪ.kɑːst/ us    /-kæst/
to make something by pouring liquid metal, plastic, etc., usually under pressure, into a mould (= hollow container)
die-cast
adjective uk   us  
a die-cast toy
Translations of “die-cast”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用模具)鑄造…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用模具)铸造…
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