dry distillation


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dry distillation

n
(Chemistry) another name for destructive distillation
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It will produce 1.6 million tons of EU-wide supply of low sulphur fuel "Euro 5 diesel" and 402,000 tons of Naphtha (a flammable oil containing various hydrocarbons, obtained by the dry distillation of organic substances such as coal, shale or petroleum), he said.
Comparison of different isolation methods of essential oil from Citrus fruits: Cold pressing, hydrodistillation and microwave dry distillation. Flavour Fragr J 2007;22(6):494-504.
In order for tar production to become a perennial innovation and be used as frequently as our estimates suggest, Neanderthals must have been able to maintain the process of dry distillation as a useful technique for producing adhesives.