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electrometallurgy

[ih-lek-troh-met-l-ur-jee, -muh-tal-er-jee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmɛt lˌɜr dʒi, -məˈtæl ər dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of metallurgy dealing with the processing of metals by means of electricity.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; electro- + metallurgy
Related forms
electrometallurgical, adjective
electrometallurgist, noun
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Examples for electrometallurgy
  • The electrometallurgy process uses electric current to recover metals.
British Dictionary definitions for electrometallurgy

electrometallurgy

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊmɪˈtælədʒɪ; -ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ/
noun
1.
metallurgy involving the use of electric-arc furnaces, electrolysis, and other electrical operations
Derived Forms
electrometallurgical, adjective
electrometallurgist, noun
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