Pig iron

Definition of Pig iron

the form in which cast iron is made at the blast furnace, being run into molds, called pigs.
cast iron in pigs, or oblong blocks or bars, as it comes from the smelting furnace. See Pig, 4.

See also: Iron Pig

Related Words

atomic number 26, basic iron, cast iron, cinder pig, Fe, iron, mine pig, spiegel, spiegel iron, spiegeleisen, wrought iron
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