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The process or art of shaping things out of metal.

met′al·work′er n.


(Metallurgy) the processing of metal to change its shape, size, etc, as by rolling, forging, etc, or by making metal articles
ˈmetalˌworker n


(ˈmɛt lˌwɜr kɪŋ)

the act or technique of making metal objects.
met′al•work`er, n.
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Noun1.metalworking - the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful mannermetalworking - the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful manner
formation, shaping - the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
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