According to the general definition, casting refers to a workpiece that has been given its shape in a mold by solidification of liquid metal or an alloy (EN 1559-1, Founding, Technical conditions of delivery, General information)

Additional references:
Strain-related design of castings
Rough die cast part
Die cast part (Italpresse Industrie S.p.A.)
Design of castings
Favorable casting design of castings
Sand casting

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