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metallurgy

 [met´ah-lur″je]
the science and art of using metals.

metallurgy

/met·al·lur·gy/ (met´al-urj-e) the science and art of using metals.

metallurgy

[met′əlur′jē]
Etymology: Gk, metallon, a mine, ergein, to work
the theoretic and applied sciences of the nature and uses of metals.

metallurgy,

n the study of metals and their properties, including separating metals from their ores, the making and compounding of alloys, and the technology and science of working and heat-treating metals to alter their physical characteristics.

metallurgy

the science and art of using metals.
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