metallography

noun
met·al·log·ra·phy | \ˌme-tᵊl-ˈä-grə-fē \

Definition of metallography 

: a study of the structure of metals especially with the microscope

Other Words from metallography

metallographer \ˌme-tᵊl-ˈä-grə-fər \ noun
metallographic \mə-ˌta-lə-ˈgra-fik \ adjective
metallographically \-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of metallography

1871, in the meaning defined above

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