noun Etymology: New Latin metallurgia, from metall- + -urgia -urgy Date: 1665 the science and technology of metals • metallurgical adjectivemetallurgically adverbmetallurgist noun

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  • Metallurgy — Metallurgy. См. Металлургия. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Metallurgy — Met al*lur gy, n. [F. m[ e]tallurgie, fr. L. metallum metal, Gr. ? a mine + the root of ? work. See {Metal}, and {Work}.] The art of working metals, comprehending the whole process of separating them from other matters in the ore, smelting,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metallurgy — 1704, from Mod.L. metallurgia, from Gk. metallourgos worker in metal, from metallon metal (see METAL (Cf. metal)) + ergon work (see URGE (Cf. urge) (v.)). Related: Metallurgical; metallurgist …   Etymology dictionary

  • metallurgy — the science of metals, is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable in BrE, and with the stress on the first syllable in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • metallurgy — ► NOUN ▪ the science concerned with the properties, production, and purification of metals. DERIVATIVES metallurgical adjective metallurgist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • metallurgy — [met′ə lʉr΄jē] n. [ModL metallurgia < Gr metallourgein, to work in metals or mines < metallon, metal, mine + ergon,WORK] the science of metals, esp. the science of separating metals from their ores and preparing them for use, by smelting,… …   English World dictionary

  • metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …   Universalium

  • Metallurgy — Georg Agricola, author of De re metallica, an important early book on metal extraction Metallurgy is a domain of materials science that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds, and their… …   Wikipedia

  • METALLURGY —    Metallurgical production was an important driving force in the wealth of the Etruscans. From a geological perspective, it is clear that the Colline Metallifere near Populonia and the Tolfa hills between Caere and Tarquinia were important… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • metallurgy — [[t]metæ̱lə(r)ʤi, AM me̱təlɜː(r)ʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Metallurgy is the scientific study of the properties and uses of metals …   English dictionary

  • metallurgy — metalurgija statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. metallurgy vok. Metallurgie, f rus. металлургия, f pranc. métallurgie, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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