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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.
  • He was a pioneer in powder metallurgy.
  • There was also a full forge and smelt-works that would figure prominently in any metallurgist’s daydreams.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • "The consensus of the best metallurgical authorities," he said, "seems to be highly skeptical about Rearden Metal, contending-"
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • It was almost a metallurgical process deep inside the core of who I was, something that had already begun, was already nearly forged.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • For the next five hours, by Eragon’s reckoning, Oromis delved into every aspect of his and Saphira’s knowledge, from botany to woodworking to metallurgy and medicine, although he mainly concentrated on their grasp of history and the ancient language.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The vibration is mainly a surface ship problem, and the screw degradation was eventually conquered by improved metallurgical technology.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Which would have advanced the most at the end of a month—the boy who had made his own jackknife from the ore which he had dug and smelted, reading as much as would be necessary for this—or the boy who had attended the lectures on metallurgy at the Institute in the meanwhile, and had received a Rodgers’ penknife from his father?
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Phenomenon almost incredible though distinctly seen, what did he then behold but his own metallurgical Louisa, peeping with all her might through a hole in a deal board, and his own mathematical Thomas abasing himself on the ground to catch but a hoof of the graceful equestrian Tyrolean flower-act!
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times

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  • It included math, mythology, metallurgy, science, and ancient history.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • The metallurgist was a necessity.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • He also wants to learn more about metallurgy, and he’s especially eager to study industrial electronics.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • The second was the man who had overseen the team division responsible for sifting the wreckage for metallurgical evidence.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • "He’s been talking himself hoarse for days, and the scribes are taking it all down-geology, mining, metallurgy, petroleum chemistry …."
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Instead, it was in a dead-end alleyway around the corner and across from a long-since-closed factory whose faded signs indicated a once flourishing metallurgical refining plant in what had to be the ugliest part of the city.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Metallurgy and electrical engineering would come up for attention.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • …candidates] who grasped that building an atomic bomb required finding practical solutions to a variety of cross-disciplinary problems [Groves] found himself nodding in agreement when Oppenheimer pitched the notion of a central laboratory devoted to this purpose, where, as he later testified, "we could begin to come to grips with chemical, metallurgical, engineering and ordnance problems that had so far received no consideration" Would Oppenheimer have lost his scholarship at Reed?
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The crews had remained at work, under a Taggart engineer and a Rearden metallurgist.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Well, metallurgy is not exactly-what shall we say?-my specialty.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I suppose another reason is that their metallurgical technology isn’t as good as ours—same reason that their jet and rocket engines are less efficient.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Are you familiar with the metallurgical nature of Rearden Metal, Dr. Stadler?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "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."
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I like to hang around…… You know, Mr. Rearden, what I studied to be was a metallurgist.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • in charge of it now, who used to be my best metallurgist in Chile.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The superintendent, the chief metallurgist, the chief engineer, Rearden’s secretary, even the hospital doctor!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They had a little conchological cabinet, and a little metallurgical cabinet, and a little mineralogical cabinet; and the specimens were all arranged and labelled, and the bits of stone and ore looked as though they might have been broken from the parent substances by those tremendously hard instruments their own names; and, to paraphrase the idle legend of Peter Piper, who had never found his way into their nursery, If the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped at more than this, what was it…
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "You’re also a metallurgist and know that neither composition is pure nickel iron.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Why, no, I don’t say that that bridge will collapse," said the chief metallurgist of Associated Steel, on a television program.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I don’t blame our metallurgical department!" he said angrily.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • …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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
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