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scorification

[ skawr-uh-fi-key-shuhn, skohr- ]
/ ˌskɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌskoʊr- /
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noun Metallurgy.

an assaying process whereby gold or silver is separated from ore by fusion with lead.

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Origin of scorification

First recorded in 1745–55; scori(a) + -fication
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