What is another word for metallurgy?

Pronunciation: [mɛtˈalɜːd͡ʒi] (IPA)

Metallurgy, the study of metals, alloys, and their properties, is a specialized field that encompasses various sub-disciplines. Some synonyms for metallurgy include metal science, metal engineering, and metalworking technology. Metal science involves the study of the physical and chemical properties of metals, while metal engineering focuses on the practical applications of metals in different industries. Metalworking technology refers to the techniques used to shape, form and fabricate metals into different structures. Other synonyms for metallurgy include materials science, metal processing, and metal fabrication. Overall, these terms all refer to the study of metals and the processes used to manipulate them for various applications.

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Usage examples for Metallurgy

He held a science degree, and was an authority on mineralogy, metallurgy, and kindred subjects.
"An Autobiography"
Catherine Helen Spence
Kerl's Practical Treatise on metallurgy.
"Roumania Past and Present"
James Samuelson
The most important industries, metallurgy and mines, are all in the hands of foreigners or of Spaniards who are subject to them, living under their bountiful protection.
"The Shadow of the Cathedral"
Vicente Blasco Ibañez

Famous quotes with Metallurgy

  • In Alexandria two streams of knowledge met and fused together... The ancient Egyptian industrial arts of metallurgy, dyeing and glass-making... and... the philosophical speculations of ancient Greece, now tinged with ancient mysticismthe result was the "divine" or "sacred" art (...also means sulphur) of making gold of silver.The treatises written in Greek... in Alexandria, are the earliest known books on chemistry.The study of astrology was connected with that of chemistry in the form of an association of the metals with the planets
    J. R. Partington
  • There is a beautiful tale among the Australian aborigines which says that the bow and arrow were not man's invention, but an ancestor God turned himself into a bow and his wife became the bowstring, for she constantly has her hands around his neck, as the bowstring embraces the bow. So the couple came down to earth and appeared to a man, revealing themselves as bow and bowstring, and from that the man understood how to construct a bow. The bow ancestor and his wife then disappeared again into a hole in the earth. So man, like an ape, only copied, but did not invent, the bow and arrow. And so the smiths originally, or so it seems from Eliade's rather plausible argument, did not feel that they had invented metallurgy; rather, they learned how to transform metals on the basis of understanding how God made the world.
    Marie-Louise von Franz

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