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English definition of “metallurgy”

metallurgy

noun [U] uk   /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
adjective uk   /ˌmet.əlˈɜː.dʒɪ.kəl/ us    /ˌmet̬.əlˈɜːr-/
a metallurgical process the metallurgical industryMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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