Meaning of cast iron
- an alloy of iron, carbon, and other elements, cast as a soft and strong, or as a hard and brittle, iron, depending on the mixture and methods of molding.
Pronunciation: (kast'ī'urn, käst'-), [key]
- made of cast iron.
- not subject to change or exception: a cast-iron rule.
- hardy: a cast-iron stomach.
- cast iron (Thesaurus)