/skawr'euh fi kay"sheuhn, skohr'-/, n. Metall.
an assaying process whereby gold or silver is separated from ore by fusion with lead.
[1745-55; SCORI(A) + -FICATION]

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  • scorification — ˌskōrəfə̇ˈkāshən, ˌskȯr noun ( s) Etymology: scoria + fication : the act, process, or result of scorifying; specifically : a process in assaying that involves the use of a scorifier and consists either of an oxidizing fusion of the ore or other… …   Useful english dictionary

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