Gay Lussac's tower
|(Chem.)||a large tower or chamber used in the sulphuric acid process, to absorb (by means of concentrated acid) the spent nitrous fumes that they may be returned to the Glover's tower to be reemployed. See Sulphuric acid, under Sulphuric, and Glover's tower, below.|
See also: Tower
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.