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.

Nearby words

  1. scoresby sound,
  2. scoria,
  3. scoriaceous,
  4. scoriae,
  5. scorification,
  6. scoring,
  7. scoring position, in,
  8. scorn,
  9. scorner,
  10. scornful

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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British Dictionary definitions for scorify

scorify

/ (ˈskɔːrɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to remove (impurities) from metals by forming scoria
Derived Formsscorification, nounscorifier, noun

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