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- n. the reduction of an ore to scoria, especially as a means of refining or assay
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act, process, or result of scorifying, or reducing to a slag; hence, the separation from earthy matter by means of a slag.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In assaying, a method of assay of the precious metals, performed by fusion of the ore with metallic lead and borax in a so-called scorifier.
- n. In metallurgy, the treatment of a metal with lead in the refining process.
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