scorification


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sco·ri·fy

 (skôr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. sco·ri·fied, sco·ri·fy·ing, sco·ri·fies
To separate (an ore) into scoria and a precious metal.

sco′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
sco′ri·fi′er n.
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scorification

the process of reducing to slag, scoria, or dross, as in the refining of metals.
See also: Processes
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