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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The science of extracting certain elements from their ores and preparing them for use.

Usage examples (39)
  • The student wanted to study metallurgy to learn about extracting metals without damaging the environment with dangerous chemicals.
  • The word metallurgy has a Greek origin: metallon (metal) and ourgia (working).
  • The grease thus collected has several applications: in metallurgy, for lubricating machinery, and in pharmaceuticals.
  • This operation has proven metallurgy, which is a huge step. for more
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