270. Metals


docimasy, docimacy
the branch of metallurgy involved in the assaying of ores or metals. See also 190. GREECE and GREEKS .
metallography
the study of metals and their structures and properties by the use of microscopy and x rays.
metallotherapy
treatment of disease and illness with metals, particularly with the salt forms of metals.
metallurgy
the science of preparing metals for use by separating them from their ores and refining them, as by smelting. —metallurgist , n. —metallurgie, metallurgical , adj.
radiometallography
the study of metals and their structures by the use of x rays
siderotechny
Rare. the metallurgy of iron and steel.

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