Definition of Retorting

1. Verb. (present participle of ''retort'') ¹



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Definition of Retorting

1. retort [v] - See also: retort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retorting

retopology
retore
retorn
retorque
retorqued
retorquing
retorsion
retorsions
retort
retort stand
retortamonad
retortamonads
retorted
retorter
retorters
retorting (current term)
retortion
retortions
retortive
retorts
retoss
retotal
retotaled
retotaling
retotalled
retotalling
retotals
retothelioma
retouch
retouched

Literary usage of Retorting

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1. The Petroleum and Allied Industries: Petroleum, Natural Gas, Natural Waxes by James Kewley (1922)
"... SECTION D.—THE retorting OF OIL SHALES As the oil obtained from oil or ... but is formed during the process of retorting, the questions, ..."

2. The Metallurgy of the Non-ferrous Metals by William Gowland (1914)
"retorting and Melting Silver Amalgam—retorting Amalgam—1hz amalgam from the various amalgamation processes will generally ..."

3. The Metallurgy of Lead & Silver by Henry Francis. Collins (1900)
"retorting, MELTING AND ASSAYING SILVER BULLION. Composition of Amalgam. ... retorting Amalgam.—The simplest method of retorting amalgam is that in use in ..."

4. Stamp Milling and Cyaniding by Francis Andrew Thomson (1915)
"Whether the retorting and melting is done in this room or not is a matter of individual preference; usually where a stamp mill is operated with a cyanide ..."

5. Hints on Amalgamation and the General Care of Gold Mills by William James Adams (1910)
"retorting AND MELTING. The kind of a retort we require in our mill-plant, ... Where retorting of large quantities is required, we must have a building ..."

6. Stamp Milling and Cyaniding by Francis Andrew Thomson (1915)
"Whether the retorting and melting is done in this room or not is a matter of individual preference; usually where a stamp mill is operated with a cyanide ..."

7. Stamp Milling and Cyaniding by Francis Andrew Thomson (1915)
"Whether the retorting and melting is done in this room or not is a matter of ... Pot-Retort and Condenser. plant in conjunction, retorting, melting, ..."

8. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"retorting.—The separation of mercury from the silver is effected by distillation under a large cast-iron bell placed over the amalgam, and around which is ..."

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