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metallurgy
used in Atlas Shrugged

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the science and technology of metals
  • "The consensus of the best metallurgical authorities," he said, "seems to be highly skeptical about Rearden Metal, contending-"
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (78% in)
  • Rearden had sent two metallurgists to train Mowen's men, to teach, to show, to explain every step of the process, and had paid the salaries of Mowen's men while they were being trained.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (3% in)
  • The crews had remained at work, under a Taggart engineer and a Rearden metallurgist.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (4% in)
  • Chief metallurgists for the biggest corporations, with a string of degrees from universities all over the country ....
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (20% in)
  • 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.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (33% in)
  • No. Are you familiar with the metallurgical nature of Rearden Metal, Dr. Stadler?
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (45% in)
  • Well, metallurgy is not exactly-what shall we say?
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (47% in)
  • 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!
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (51% in)
  • 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!
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (51% in)
  • I don't blame our metallurgical department!" he said angrily.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (52% in)
  • The interview was devoted to the subject of the grave social responsibility of metallurgists, stressing the fact that metal performed so many crucial tasks where human lives depended on its quality.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (31% in)
  • Why, no, I don't say that that bridge will collapse," said the chief metallurgist of Associated Steel, on a television program.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (32% in)
  • They did not hire metallurgists to examine samples, nor engineers to visit the site of construction.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (34% in)
  • He would say about people, "He's old-fashioned," "He's unreconstructed," "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."
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (60% in)
  • I like to hang around...... You know, Mr. Rearden, what I studied to be was a metallurgist.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (32% in)
  • I have a superintendent 77! in charge of it now, who used to be my best metallurgist in Chile.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (29% in)
  • ...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.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (2% in)
  • 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.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (47% in)
  • The superintendent, the chief metallurgist, the chief engineer, Rearden's secretary, even the hospital doctor!
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (1% in)
  • 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.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (23% in)

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