metalworking

[ met-l-wur-king ]
/ ˈmɛt lˌwɜr kɪŋ /

noun

the act or technique of making metal objects.

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Origin of metalworking

First recorded in 1880–85; metal + working
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British Dictionary definitions for metalworking

metalworking
/ (ˈmɛtəlˌwɜːkɪŋ) /

noun

the processing of metal to change its shape, size, etc, as by rolling, forging, etc, or by making metal articles

Derived forms of metalworking

metalworker, noun
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