Definition of Sprues

1. Noun. (plural of sprue) ¹



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Definition of Sprues

1. sprue [n] - See also: sprue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprues

sprucely
spruceness
sprucenesses
sprucer
spruces
spruces up
sprucest
sprucier
spruciest
sprucing
sprucing up
sprucy
sprue
sprue-former
sprue / coeliac disease
sprues (current term)
sprug
sprugged
sprugging
sprugs
spruik
spruiked
spruiker
spruikers
spruiking
spruiks
spruit
spruits
sprung
sprung rhyme

Literary usage of Sprues

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1. The Production of Malleable Castings: A Practical Treatise on the Processes by Richard George Gottlob Moldenke (1910)
"In the case of very light castings, the proportion of the sprues in the daily heats may go ... A further consideration is the cleaning of the sprues. ..."

2. Success in the Small Shop by John Herbert Van Deventer (1918)
"Fresh-cast babbitt after it becomes solid and is still hot is weak, and an endwise blow on the cap will shear off the sprues ..."

3. Transactions by American Foundrymen's Society (1903)
"GATES AND sprues. The Iron Trade Review, February 5. Mr. DB Fuller recently read a paper before the Pittsburg Foundrymen's Association on proper methods of ..."

4. The Principles of Iron Founding by Richard Moldenke (1917)
"The mixture is assumed to contain 60 per cent. pig and 40 per cent. sprues and scrap, each one, let us say 20 per cent. Every 1000 Ib. of the mixture will ..."

5. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"The sprues or " hard scrap " include the gates and scrap castings that have ... Thorough cleaning of the sprues in tumbling barrels to remove the burnt sand ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"In normal malleable practice equal quantities of these are used; where much heavy work is made more pig iron is used; and for very light work more sprues ..."

7. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"The sprues or " hard scrap " include the gates and scrap castings that have ... Thorough cleaning of the sprues in tumbling barrels to remove the burnt sand ..."

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