Definition of pyrometallurgy in English:

pyrometallurgy

Line breaks: pyro|metal|lurgy
Pronunciation: /ˌpʌɪrəʊmɪˈtaləːdʒi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The branch of science and technology concerned with the use of high temperatures to extract and purify metals: specialists in mineral processing and pyrometallurgy
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    • Pyrometallurgy continues to be the principal means of metal production.

Derivatives

pyrometallurgical

Pronunciation: /-mɛtəˈləːdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
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  • The invention relates to a method of fabricating a pyrometallurgical reactor cooling element with flow channels.

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