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electrometallurgy

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The use of electric and electrolytic processes to purify metals or reduce metallic compounds to metals.

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  • n. The deposit of a metal coating on a prepared surface by electrochemical means, as in electroplating and electrotyping.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ metallurgy

Examples

  • 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.

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  • From the American Electro Chemical Society: Joseph William Richards, professor of Electro-Chemistry at Lehigh and author of numerous works on electrometallurgy.

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