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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Related to the extraction of certain, sometimes shiny elements from their ores and the preparation for their use.

Usage examples (33)
  • The metallurgical process of extracting gold from the ore involves crushing the rock and applying mercury.
  • metallurgical engineer
  • Chairman of Industrias Peñoles, the leading Latin American metallurgical company that refines gold, lead and zinc.
  • "We're believers in metallurgical coal, and that the supply-and-demand dynamics are fundamentally strong," he added. for more
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