metallurgy

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met·al·lur·gy

 (mĕt′l-ûr′jē)
n.
1. The science that deals with procedures used in extracting metals from their ores, purifying and alloying metals, and creating useful objects from metals.
2. The study of metals and their properties in bulk and at the atomic level.

[New Latin metallūrgia, from Greek metallourgos, miner, worker in metals : metallon, a mine, metal + -ourgos, -worker (from ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots).]

met′al·lur′gic, met′al·lur′gi·cal adj.
met′al·lur′gi·cal·ly adv.
met′al·lur′gist n.

metallurgy

(mɛˈtælədʒɪ; US ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ)
n
(Metallurgy) the scientific study of the extraction, refining, alloying, and fabrication of metals and of their structure and properties
ˌmetalˈlurgic, ˌmetalˈlurgical adj
ˌmetalˈlurgically adv
metallurgist n

met•al•lur•gy

(ˈmɛt lˌɜr dʒi; esp. Brit. məˈtæl ər dʒi)

n.
1. the technique or science of working or heating metals.
2. the technique or science of making and compounding alloys.
3. the technique or science of separating metals from their ores.
[1695–1705; < New Latin metallurgia < Greek metallourg(ós) working in metals, mining + New Latin -ia -ia. See metall-, -urgy]
met`al•lur′gic, met`al•lur′gi•cal, adj.
met`al•lur′gi•cal•ly, adv.
met′al•lur`gist, n.

met·al·lur·gy

(mĕt′l-ûr′jē)
The science and technology of extracting metals from their ores, refining them for use, and creating alloys and useful objects from them.

metallurgy

the science of preparing metals for use by separating them from their ores and refining them, as by smelting. — metallurgist, n. — metallurgie, metallurgical, adj.
See also: Metals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metallurgy - the science and technology of metalsmetallurgy - the science and technology of metals
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
powder metallurgy - the metallurgy of powdered metals; how to produce solid metal objects from powdered metal by compaction and sintering
pole - deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
alloy - make an alloy of
alloy, debase - lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
beneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction
faggot, fagot - fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
rich - high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture"
Translations
hutnictvímetalurgie
metalurgija
kohászat
冶金冶金学冶金術
metalurgia

metallurgy

[meˈtælədʒɪ] Nmetalurgia f

metallurgy

[mɛˈtælərdʒi] nmétallurgie f

metallurgy

nHüttenkunde f, → Metallurgie f

metallurgy

[mɛˈtælədʒɪ] nmetallurgia