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foundry (plural foundries)
- A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.
- The act, process, or art of casting metals; founding.
- A semiconductor fabrication plant in the microelectronics industry.
- (semiconductor fabrication plant): fab
facility that melts metals