- the branch of metallurgy dealing with the processing of metals by means of electricity.
Origin of electrometallurgy
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The science of electrometallurgy was then in its infancy, but the Elkingtons were quick to recognize its possibilities.
- metallurgy involving the use of electric-arc furnaces, electrolysis, and other electrical operations