HyperDic: metallurgy

English > 1 sense of the word metallurgy:
NOUNcognitionmetallurgythe science and technology of metals
metallurgy > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'tahlerjhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > metallurgy: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe science and technology of metals.
Category ofalloymake an alloy of
beneficiateProcess (ores or other raw materials) , as by reduction
debase, alloylower in value by increasing the base-metal content
faggot, fagotFasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
fineFree from impurities
poledeoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
richHigh in mineral content
Narrowerpowder metallurgyThe metallurgy of powdered metals
Broaderscience, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
Spanishmetalurgia
Catalanmetal·lúrgia
Adjectivesmetallurgical, metallurgicof or relating to metallurgy
Nounsmetallurgistan engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals

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