scorification

scorification

[skawr-uh-fi-key-shuhn, skohr-]
noun Metallurgy.
an assaying process whereby gold or silver is separated from ore by fusion with lead.

Origin:
1745–55; scori(a) + -fication

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scorify (ˈskɔːrɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to remove (impurities) from metals by forming scoria
 
scorifi'cation
 
n
 
'scorifier
 
n

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