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nut-foundry

old-fashioned slang A derogatory and offensive term for a psychiatric hospital or insane asylum. "Nut" is a derogatory slang term meaning "a crazy person." My great aunt Lidia apparently got locked up in a nut-foundry when she was a teenager because she said she could commune with ghosts. I can't go to the police about it! They'd throw me in the nut-foundry if I came to them with such an unbelievable story.

nuthouse

old-fashioned slang A derogatory and offensive term for a psychiatric hospital or insane asylum. "Nut" is a derogatory slang term meaning "a crazy person." My great aunt Lidia apparently got locked up in a nuthouse when she was a teenager because she said she could commune with ghosts. I can't go to the police about it! They'd throw me in the nuthouse if I came to them with such an unbelievable story.

nuthouse

and nut factory and nut-foundry and nuthatch
n. an insane asylum. The teacher spent three years in the nuthouse. When did you get out of the nut factory?

nut-foundry

verb
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* Some of the questions a foundry would ask about converting to this Western-dominated binder are answered to provide practical guidance to foundries considering a switch.
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And, even more beneficial to the company, its orders are much smaller, making it less feasible for large foundries to go after the business, he says.
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The fact that these concepts are mutually exclusive is what has caused trouble for many foundries over the years, especially jobbing foundries.
The innovative design of the new ACE tight flask molding machine is a realistic alternative for companies considering entry into the tight flask market or for foundries who wish to update existing capabilities.
(VDG), presentations will focus on information technology for foundries and the various approaches being taken worldwide in simulation processes and process automation methods.