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English definition of “metallurgy”

metallurgy

noun [U]     /məˈtæl.ə.dʒi/ US  /ˈmet̬.əl.ɜːr-/
the scientific study of the structures and uses of metals : She has a doctorate in metallurgy from the University of Utah.Metals and metalworkingChemical elements metallurgical     /ˌmet.əlˈɜː.dʒɪ.kəl/ US  /ˌmet̬.əlˈɜːr-/ adjective a metallurgical process the metallurgical industry Metals and metalworkingChemical elements
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