Definition of metalworking
: the act or process of shaping things out of metal
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Farmer Yu Zhilin and his son Yu Lingyun set up their metalworking shop in 2010 in Hunan province, China.
As the craft of metalworking was emerging in Peru, populations in Argentina may have also been busy hammering away.
The mythological references first appear in a poem by Mr. Bradford hanging on the pavilion’s facade, written in the voice of Hephaestus, the Greek god of fire, metalworking and sculpture.
Its long tradition of metalworking continues with dozens of household smelters that still operate in the village.
The bronze-work, which is made from smelting furnaces, can be dated back to the 4th century BC, and is some of the oldest evidence of metalworking.
Tickets cost $35 to $55, with proceeds benefiting the center, which offers classes in the industrial arts such as glass-blowing, metalworking and fire-eating.
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Definition of metalworking for English Language Learners
: the act or process of making things out of metal
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