from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The treatment of metal or the separation of metal from ores and ore concentrates by liquid processes, such as leaching, extraction, and precipitation.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The process of assaying or reducing ores by liquid reagents.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The art or process of assaying or reducing ores by means of liquid reagents.
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- noun The field of
extractive metallurgyinvolving the use of aqueous chemistryfor the recovery of metalsfrom ores, concentrates, and recycledor residualmaterials.
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hydro- + metallurgy
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