- /ɪnˈvɛstmənt kastɪŋ/ (say in'vestmuhnt kahsting)
a casting process used in metallurgy in which a pattern coated by a compound or plaster is baked with the result that the compound hardens to form an investment and the pattern then melts and runs off.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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investment — /in vest meuhnt/, n. 1. the investing of money or capital in order to gain profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value. 2. a particular instance or mode of investing. 3. a thing invested in, as a business, a quantity of… … Universalium
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