fractionating column


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fractionating column

n
(Chemistry) chem a long vertical cylinder used in fractional distillation, in which internal reflux enables separation of high and low boiling fractions to take place
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In order to prevent the sublimation of benzoic acid, fractionating column was connected with four-necked flask.
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