Definition of Coffey still
1. Noun. A still consisting of an apparatus for the fractional distillation of ethanol from fermentation on an industrial scale.
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Literary usage of Coffey still
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1. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1916)
"coffey still. We shall first, in Fig. 299, give a sketch of the combination of apparatus employed at a London works, where 100000 gall, of gas-liquor are ..."
2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"The coffey still (Fig. 7) is much used for alcohol and gas liquor distillation. This consists of two | | FIG. «. towers, one, called the "analyzer" (E), ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The coffey still may further be regarded as a type of continuous distilling apparatus ... Beginning, as the coffey still does, with the steam of pure water, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"In many of the still-heads employed on the large scale, for example in the Coffey still (Fig. 28), the condensed liquid is caused, by means of suitable ..."