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pyrometallurgy Syllabification: py·ro·met·al·lur·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˈmedlˌərjē/

Definition of pyrometallurgy in English:

noun

The branch of science and technology concerned with the use of high temperatures to extract and purify metals.
Example sentences
  • Pyrometallurgy continues to be the principal means of metal production.

Derivatives

pyrometallurgical
Pronunciation: /-ˌmetlˈərjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The invention relates to a method of fabricating a pyrometallurgical reactor cooling element with flow channels.
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