powder metallurgy


noun

the art or science of manufacturing useful articles by compacting metal and other powders in a die, followed by sintering.

Nearby words

  1. powder flag,
  2. powder flask,
  3. powder horn,
  4. powder keg,
  5. powder magazine,
  6. powder method,
  7. powder mill,
  8. powder monkey,
  9. powder paper,
  10. powder puff

Origin of powder metallurgy

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for powder metallurgy

powder metallurgy

noun

the science and technology of producing solid metal components from metal powder by compaction and sintering
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