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dry distillation

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Definition of dry distillation in English:

noun

Another term for destructive distillation.
Example sentences
  • During the nineteenth century ammonia was produced, rather inefficiently, by the dry distillation of coal.
  • However, the environmental load in incineration is so high that recently dry distillation has been employed as the treatment of organic solid waste.

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