Definition of electrorefining in English:

electrorefining

noun

Metallurgy
  • The refining of metal by an electrochemical process, typically by means of an electrolytic cell in which the impure metal forms the anode or is present in solution, pure metal being deposited on the cathode.

Origin

Late 19th century.

Pronunciation

electrorefining

/ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)rɪˈfʌɪnɪŋ/