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powder metallurgy

the art or science of manufacturing useful articles by compacting metal and other powders in a die, followed by sintering.
Origin of powder metallurgy
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "I'd like to make something by powder metallurgy techniques," said Pete.

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  • Then he said, "Joe, do you know anything about powder metallurgy?"

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  • The powder metallurgy men turned up an hour later, and a three-star general from Washington.

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British Dictionary definitions for powder metallurgy

powder metallurgy

the science and technology of producing solid metal components from metal powder by compaction and sintering
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