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electrorefining

[ih-lek-troh-ri-fahy-ning] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ rɪˈfaɪ nɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process for refining a metal in an electrolytic cell, in which the impure metal is used as the anode and the refined metal is deposited on the cathode.
Origin
electro- + refining
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  • Schematic operation of conventional nickel electrorefining cell.
  • These pieces are then run through the electrorefining process.
  • Pyrochemical processing included molten salt extraction and electrorefining processes.

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