metalworking

[met-l-wur-king]
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noun

the act or technique of making metal objects.

Nearby words

  1. metalmark,
  2. metalogic,
  3. metalsmith,
  4. metalware,
  5. metalwork,
  6. metamale,
  7. metamathematics,
  8. metamer,
  9. metameral,
  10. metamere

Origin of metalworking

First recorded in 1880–85; metal + working

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British Dictionary definitions for metalworking

metalworking

noun

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

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