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metallurgy
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Well, metallurgy is not exactly-what shall we say?-my specialty.
  • "The consensus of the best metallurgical authorities," he said, "seems to be highly skeptical about Rearden Metal, contending-"
  • The crews had remained at work, under a Taggart engineer and a Rearden metallurgist.
  • Are you familiar with the metallurgical nature of Rearden Metal, Dr. Stadler?
  • I like to hang around…… You know, Mr. Rearden, what I studied to be was a metallurgist.
  • in charge of it now, who used to be my best metallurgist in Chile.
  • The superintendent, the chief metallurgist, the chief engineer, Rearden's secretary, even the hospital doctor!
  • I don't know that I'd be of much use to you, I've got a college diploma in metallurgy, but that's not worth the paper it's printed on.
  • But I believe I have made it clear that the State Science Institute does not approve of the appearance of Rearden Metal on the metallurgical scene at the present time.
  • "He's unadjusted," without hesitation or explanation; he would also say, while being a graduate in metallurgy, "Iron smelting, I think, seems to require a high temperature."
  • The first bearer of the title of "People's Manager," appointed to run the mills, had been a man of the Orren Boyle faction, a pudgy hanger-on of the metallurgical industry, who had wanted nothing but to follow his employees while going through the motions of leading.
  • If you consider that for thirteen years this Institute has had a department of metallurgical research, which has cost over twenty million dollars and has produced nothing but a new silver polish and a new anti-corrosive preparation, which, I believe, is not so good as the old ones-you can imagine what the public reaction will be if some private individual comes out with a product that revolutionizes the entire science of metallurgy and proves to be sensationally successful!
  • If you consider that for thirteen years this Institute has had a department of metallurgical research, which has cost over twenty million dollars and has produced nothing but a new silver polish and a new anti-corrosive preparation, which, I believe, is not so good as the old ones-you can imagine what the public reaction will be if some private individual comes out with a product that revolutionizes the entire science of metallurgy and proves to be sensationally successful!
  • …been followed by a few cocktails at the home of Orren Boyle, with only one unobtrusive gentleman from Argentina sitting silently in a corner, while two executives from Washington and a few friends of unspecified positions had talked about national resources, metallurgy, mineralogy, neighborly duties and the welfare of the globe-and had mentioned that a loan of four billion dollars would be granted within three weeks to the People's State of Argentina and the People's State of Chile.
  • Why, no, I don't say that that bridge will collapse," said the chief metallurgist of Associated Steel, on a television program.
  • I don't blame our metallurgical department!" he said angrily.

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  • She majored in metallurgy and today is an expert on the mechanical properties of steel.
  • The metallurgy group is working on the development of exceptionally strong and light-weight metals.

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