pyrometallurgy


py·ro·met·al·lur·gy

noun \-ˈme-tə-ˌlər-jē, especially British -mə-ˈta-lər-\

Definition of PYROMETALLURGY

:  chemical metallurgy depending on heat action (as roasting and smelting)
py·ro·met·al·lur·gi·cal \-ˌme-tə-ˈlər-ji-kəl\ adjective

Origin of PYROMETALLURGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1908

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