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beneficiation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beneficiate  \Ben`e*fi"ci*ate\,  v.  t.  [Sp.  beneficiar  to  benefit, 
  to  work  mines.]  (Mining) 
  To  reduce  (ores).  --  {Ben`e*fi`ci*a"tion}  (?),  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beneficiation 
  n  :  crushing  and  separating  ore  into  valuable  substances  or 
  waste  by  any  of  a  variety  of  techniques  [syn:  {mineral 
  processing},  {mineral  dressing},  {ore  processing},  {ore 
  dressing}] 




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