Pyrometallurgy



[pahy-ruh-met-l-ur-jee] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛt lˌɜr dʒi/

noun
1.
the process or technique of refining ores with heat so as to accelerate chemical reactions or to melt the metallic or nonmetallic content.
/ˌpaɪrəʊmɛˈtælədʒɪ; -ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of metallurgy involving processes performed at high temperatures, including sintering, roasting, smelting, casting, refining, alloying, and heat treatment

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