(pud′liŋ, pud′'l iŋ)
- the process of working clay, etc. into a puddle
- the process of making wrought iron from pig iron by heating and stirring it in the presence of oxidizing agents
See puddling in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Purification of impure metal, especially pig iron, by heating and stirring in an oxidizing atmosphere.
- Compaction of wet material, such as clay, in order to make a watertight paste.
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