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Definition of metallurgy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

metallurgy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//məˈtælədʒi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmetlɜːrdʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the scientific study of metals and their uses Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Greek metallon ‘metal’ + -ourgia ‘working’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: metallurgy