mother liquor


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mother liquor

n.
1. A concentrated solution from which a product may be obtained by crystallization.
2. The solution remaining after crystallization of some solute or salts has occurred, usually containing impurities.

[From mother.]
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Expression of interest for design, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of a quadruple stage evaporator for production of concentrated caustic lye from mother liquor at mopp, irel, oscom, odisha
To give a concentration of 1 mg*mL-1 of the mother liquor.
The precipitate was allowed to stand at room temperature for 24 hours, then was separated from the mother liquor by filtration, washed with distilled water to remove reaction byproducts and dried at 105[degrees]C.
The process involves two phases: hydrochloric leaching of the substrate is used to release the aluminates as chlorides, then acid regeneration recovers the hydrochloric acid from the mother liquor while converting other metallic components to oxides.
Extraction of the pulverized plant material with petroleum ether gave a solid (PS) and a mother liquor (PM).
The ion-exchange plant has successfully reduced calcium levels in the lithium sulphate mother liquor to meet battery grade specifications.
Slurry contents can be kept fluidized until most of the mother liquor is filtered through.
As in the earlier studies, neutron diffraction data was obtained from a single crystal soaked in a mother liquor containing [D.
US 6,231,828 B1: Researchers for Solvay Interox SA, Brussels, Belgium have patented a continuous process to produce sodium percarbonate involving a reaction between hydrogen peroxide and sodium carbonate in an agitated reaction vessel containing a mother liquor, where the sodium percarbonate precipitates from the solution at temperatures between 10-25 [degrees] C.
In the standard process of solvent casting, a polymer is dissolved in a solvent and the resulting mother liquor is poured into a mold.