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metalworking

[met-l-wur-king] /ˈmɛt lˌwɜr kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or technique of making metal objects.
Origin of metalworking
1880-1885
1880-85; metal + working
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  • Our loom is clumsy because, of course, our metalworking is not far advanced.

    West Of The Sun Edgar Pangborn
  • In early Christian Ireland metalworking was brought to a pitch rarely equalled and never excelled.

    The Glories of Ireland Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
British Dictionary definitions for metalworking

metalworking

/ˈmɛtəlˌwɜːkɪŋ/
noun
1.
the processing of metal to change its shape, size, etc, as by rolling, forging, etc, or by making metal articles
Derived Forms
metalworker, noun
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