Definition of Pyrometallurgy

1. Noun. any process that uses high temperatures to transform either metals or their ores ¹



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Definition of Pyrometallurgy

1. [n -GIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrometallurgy

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pyromellitic acid
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pyrometallurgy (current term)
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Literary usage of Pyrometallurgy

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1. The Copper Handbook by Horace Jared Stevens, Walter Harvey Weed (1907)
"THE pyrometallurgy OF COPPER. Smelting, or the reduction by fire, of metal from ore, has been known to mankind from prehistoric times. ..."

2. Mines Register: Successor to the Mines Handbook and the Copper Handbook edited by Horace Jared Stevens, Walter Garfield Neale, Lenox Hawes Rand, Edward Barney Sturgis, Joseph Zimmerman (1907)
"... CHAPTER VIL THE pyrometallurgy OF COPPER. Smelting, or the reduction by fire, of metal from ore, has been known to mankind from prehistoric times. ..."

3. The Copper Handbook by Horace Jared Stevens, Walter Harvey Weed (1910)
"THE pyrometallurgy OF COPPER. Smelting, or the reduction by lire, of metal from oro, has been known to ..."

4. Proceedings of the Workshop on Long-lived Radionuclide Chemistry in Nuclear by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1998)
"2) Metallic fuel target The perennially technological difficulties of pyro-and electro-pyrometallurgy in molten salts now appear to be resolved and a good ..."

5. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"The feasibility of pyrometallurgy to separate/recover actinides from spent nuclear fuel or high-level liquid waste (HLLW) began in 1986 [1,2,3]. ..."

6. Recycling and Reuse of Material Found on Superfund Sites by Lawrence Smith, Jeffrey Means (1994)
"pyrometallurgy offers a well- developed and powerful collection of tools for ... 3.37.5 Advantages pyrometallurgy is an extractive treatment approach that ..."

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