elec·​tro·​win·​ning i-ˈlek-trō-ˌwi-niŋ How to pronounce electrowinning (audio)
: the recovery especially of metals from solutions by electrolysis

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electrowinning was in 1924

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“Electrowinning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrowinning. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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