WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
met•al•lur•gy /ˈmɛtəlˌɝdʒi/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable] Metallurgythe science of metals, including their properties and uses. met•al•lur•gist, n. [countable]


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metallurgy /mɛˈtælədʒɪ; US: ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ/ n
  1. the scientific study of the extraction, refining, alloying, and fabrication of metals and of their structure and properties

ˌmetalˈlurgic, ˌmetalˈlurgical adj metallurgist /mɛˈtælədʒɪst; ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪst/ n



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