Meaning of PUDDLING in English


/pud"ling/ , n.

1. the act of a person or thing that puddles.

2. Metall. the act or process of melting pig iron in a reverberatory furnace (puddling furnace) and converting it into wrought iron.

3. the act or method of making puddle.

4. puddle (def. 3).

[ 1750-60; PUDDLE + -ING 1 ]

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