pyrometallurgy


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py·ro·met·al·lur·gy

 (pī′rō-mĕt′l-ûr′jē)
n. pl. py·ro·met·al·lur·gies
An ore-refining process, such as smelting, dependent on the action of heat.

py′ro·met′al·lur′gi·cal (-mĕt′l-ûr′jĭ-kəl) adj.
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pyrometallurgy

(ˌpaɪrəʊmɛˈtælədʒɪ; -ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ)
n
(Metallurgy) the branch of metallurgy involving processes performed at high temperatures, including sintering, roasting, smelting, casting, refining, alloying, and heat treatment
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py•ro•met•al•lur•gy

(ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛt lˌɜr dʒi)

n.
the process or technique of refining ores with heat, as in roasting or smelting.
[1905–10]
py`ro•met`al•lur′gi•cal, adj.
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