scorify

[ skawr-uh-fahy, skohr- ]
/ ˈskɔr əˌfaɪ, ˈskoʊr- /
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verb (used with object), sco·ri·fied, sco·ri·fy·ing.

to subject to scorification.

Origin of scorify

First recorded in 1745–55; scori(a) + -fy
Related formssco·ri·fi·er, nounun·sco·ri·fied, adjective
Can be confusedscarify scorify
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scorify

/ (ˈskɔːrɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to remove (impurities) from metals by forming scoria

Derived Formsscorification, nounscorifier, noun
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