electrowinning

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electrowinning

[i¦lek·trō′win·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Extracting metal from solutions by electrochemical processes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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