powder metallurgy

noun

: a branch of science or an art concerned with the production of powdered metals or of metallic objects by compressing a powdered metal or alloy with or without other materials and heating without thoroughly melting to solidify and strengthen

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of powder metallurgy was in 1933

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“Powder metallurgy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powder%20metallurgy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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