metallurgy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (met'l-ûr"jē or, esp. Brit., mu-tal'ur-jē), [key]
- the technique or science of working or heating metals so as to give them certain desired shapes or properties.
- the technique or science of making and compounding alloys.
- the technique or science of separating metals from their ores.
- metallurgy (Thesaurus)