from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or art precipitating a metal electro-chemical action, by which a coating is deposited, on a prepared surface, as in electroplating and electrotyping; galvanoplasty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of depositing certain metals, as gold, silver, copper, etc., from their solutions by means of the slow action of an electric current.
- n. The process of extracting metals from their ores, or the manufacture of metals by the use of heat from an electric arc.
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The process is one of the easiest and most satisfactory in electro-metallurgy.
Tin in solution is largely used in electro-metallurgy for plating.
Pereira, that a little sulphuric acid or hydroferrocyanic acid passes to the outer vessel, but probably the amount would be of no consequence for electro-metallurgy, otherwise, it might be as well to use a
The objection to this method, however, is that without great care the whole of the ferrocyanate is not decomposed, a circumstance which much reduces its value for electro-metallurgy.