Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

zone melting

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a process of purifying any of various metals and other materials, as germanium or silicon, by passing it in bar form through an induction coil.

Origin of zone melting

First recorded in 1955–60
Also called zone refining.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018