Definition of contact process in English:

contact process

Line breaks: con|tact pro|cess

noun

The major industrial process used to make sulphuric acid, by oxidizing sulphur dioxide in the presence of a solid catalyst and absorbing the resulting sulphur trioxide in water.
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  • Because of the purity of the acid produced, the contact process replaced the lead-chamber process during the late 1800s.
  • The population model used was a discrete-time version of the basic contact process, modified slightly to respond to the habitat types of the landscape.
  • A method for integrating salicide and borderless contact processes while avoiding current leakage at the shallow trench isolation edge is described.

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