powder metallurgy


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

1
First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby powder metallurgy

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How to use powder metallurgy in a sentence

  • Joe says they've done powder metallurgy welds, back at his father's plant.

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  • The powder metallurgy men turned up an hour later, and a three-star general from Washington.

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  • Then he said, "Joe, do you know anything about powder metallurgy?"

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  • "I'd like to make something by powder metallurgy techniques," said Pete.

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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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