Definitions for "Metallurgy"
The art of working metals, comprehending the whole process of separating them from other matters in the ore, smelting, refining, and parting them; sometimes, in a narrower sense, only the process of extracting metals from their ores.
The science and technology of metals, a broad field that includes but is not limited to the study of internal structures and properties of metals and the effects on them of various processing methods.
The science of the chemistry of metals.
Keywords:  art, obtaining, working, ores
The art of working metals or of obtaining metals from ores.