metallography definition

  • noun:
    • the research of the framework of metals and alloys, particularly by optical and electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction.
    • the research of the structure of metals and their particular alloys, by some of a variety of strategies
    • The science or art of metals and steel doing work; also, a treatise on metals.
    • an approach of moving impressions of this grain of lumber to metallic areas by chemical activity.
    • A substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are employed as opposed to rock.
    • a merchant account of metals, or a treatise on metallic substances; the technology of metals.
    • A process of enhancing metals.
    • a technique of engraving, allied to lithography, for which metallic dishes are substituted for rocks.

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