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1. A reference to the use of electric and electrolytic processes to purify metals or to reduce metallic compounds to metals. 2. Involving the use of electric-arc furnaces, electrolysis, and other electrical operations.
3. Referring to the science of the electrical processes or methods used industrially for separating metals from alloys, or for the refining or the shaping of metals.
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