Definition of prill in English:

prill

Syllabification: prill
Pronunciation: /pril
 
/

noun

  • A pellet or solid globule of a substance formed by the congealing of a liquid during an industrial process.
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    • They can use this on-site to mix the fuel oil with the ammonium nitrate prill,’ Adama says.
    • The prill is then weighed, flattened out and rolled until very thin, and then placed in nitric acid, which dissolves away or parts the silver.

Derivatives

prilled

adjective
More example sentences
  • Elemental sulfur can be granulated or flaked with a binding agent, but prilled sulfur is not effective.
  • With some machines it is difficult to apply such a small amount of the prilled urea so the granulated product would be preferable.

Origin

late 18th century (as a term in copper mining, denoting rich copper ore remaining after removal of low-grade material): of unknown origin.

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