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pyrometallurgy

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noun py·ro·met·al·lur·gy \-ˈme-tə-ˌlər-jē, especially British -mə-ˈta-lər-\

Definition of pyrometallurgy

  1. :  chemical metallurgy depending on heat action (as roasting and smelting)

py·ro·met·al·lur·gi·cal play \-ˌme-tə-ˈlər-ji-kəl\ adjective


Origin of pyrometallurgy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1908


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