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Meaning of metallurgy

met•al•lur•gy

Pronunciation: (met'l-ûr"jē or, esp. Brit., mu-tal'ur-jē), [key]
— n.
  1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as to give them certain desired shapes or properties.
  2. the technique or science of making and compounding alloys.
  3. the technique or science of separating metals from their ores.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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