Deacon's process

(Chem.) a method of obtaining chlorine gas by passing hydrochloric acid gas over heated slag which has been previously saturated with a solution of some metallic salt, as sulphate of copper.

See also: Process

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Deacon's process involves burning hydrochloric acid in oxygen or air to produce water and chlorine.