pyrometallurgy

noun
py·ro·met·al·lur·gy | \ ˌpī-rō-ˈme-tə-ˌlər-jē , especially British -mə-ˈta-lə- \

Definition of pyrometallurgy 

: chemical metallurgy depending on heat action (such as roasting and smelting)

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pyrometallurgical \ˌpī-rō-ˌme-tə-ˈlər-ji-kəl \ adjective

First Known Use of pyrometallurgy

1908, in the meaning defined above

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