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powder metallurgy

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noun
  1. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for powder metallurgy

powder metallurgy

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