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- noun The use of electric and electrolytic processes in metallurgy and in purifying metals or electroplating.
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- noun The
depositof a metal coatingon a prepared surfaceby electrochemicalmeans, as in electroplatingand electrotyping.
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A very beautiful instance of applied science to art is electrometallurgy, in which metals are deposited by means of the galvanic battery in any required form or shape, and this process of gilding and plating is executed with marvellous rapidity.
From the American Electro Chemical Society: Joseph William Richards, professor of Electro-Chemistry at Lehigh and author of numerous works on electrometallurgy.