metalworking

noun
met·​al·​work·​ing | \ ˈme-tᵊl-ˌwər-kiŋ How to pronounce metalworking (audio) \

Definition of metalworking

: the act or process of shaping things out of metal

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Reuters Iscar is a metalworking tool manufacturer in Israel that few people had heard of until the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, blessed it with an investment in 2006. Ephrat Livni, Quartz at Work, "The secret to success of an Israeli company that’s the darling of Warren Buffett," 14 July 2019 The flea circus may have gotten its start in 1578, when a London jeweler named Mark Scaliot marketed his delicately lightweight metalworking by hitching a lock and chain to a flea. Belinda Lanks, WSJ, "‘In Miniature’ Review: Let’s Get Small," 7 June 2019 What do dishwashing soap, metalworking products, pet products, shampoo and fertilizers all have in common? Jessica Levy, Cincinnati.com, "STEM and non-STEM employees alike power Pilot Chemical Company," 7 June 2019 My mom, Brinker, was trained in silversmithing and metalworking. Minna Shim, Harper's BAZAAR, "Introducing the Mother-Daughter Duo Behind Buzzy Jewelry Brand Brinker & Eliza," 9 Apr. 2019 Weiss said the metalworking trade is still very much alive and well. Lindsey Carnett, San Antonio Express-News, "This is S.A.: This is S.A.: Keeping the fire alive," 16 Feb. 2018 About 4,500 years ago, archaeologist have found, there was a sudden shift in Britain to new styles of pottery and metalworking, known collectively as the Beaker culture. Carl Zimmer, New York Times, "David Reich Unearths Human History Etched in Bone," 20 Mar. 2018 The sign and metalworking company, formerly located in Louisville, has made products for Trump golf courses before, according to a company employee. Thomas Novelly, ajc, "Trump's golf course orders presidential seal tee markers. Is that legal?," 6 Mar. 2018 The sign and metalworking company, formerly located in Louisville, has made products for Trump golf courses before, according to a company employee. Thomas Novelly, ajc, "Trump's golf course orders presidential seal tee markers. Is that legal?," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of metalworking

1855, in the meaning defined above

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metalworking

noun

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: the act or process of making things out of metal

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