Definition of pyrometallurgy in English:

pyrometallurgy

Syllabification: py·ro·met·al·lur·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˈmetlˌərjē
 
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noun

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

Derivatives

pyrometallurgical

Pronunciation: /-ˌmetlˈərjikəl/
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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