Shrinking

Definition of Shrinking

Shrink´ing
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Shrink.
Shrinking head
(Founding) a body of molten metal connected with a mold for the purpose of supplying metal to compensate for the shrinkage of the casting; - called also sinking head, and riser.

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