powder metallurgy

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powder metallurgy

n.
The technology of powdered metals, especially the production and utilization of metallic powders for fabricating massive materials and shaped objects.

powder metallurgy

n
(Metallurgy) the science and technology of producing solid metal components from metal powder by compaction and sintering

pow′der met`allurgy


n.
the art or science of manufacturing useful articles by compacting metal and other powders in a die, followed by sintering.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.powder metallurgy - the metallurgy of powdered metals; how to produce solid metal objects from powdered metal by compaction and sintering
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
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