2. Noun. A measure of the extent to which something may be extracted using a particular solvent ¹
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Definition of Extractability
1. [n -TIES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Extractability
Literary usage of Extractability
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Petroleum Industry by Raymond Foss Bacon, William Allen Hamor (1916)
"The higher viscosity of very heavy oils reduces their "extractability." But the difference is lessened, owing to the fact that for about every 60 ft. in ..."
2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Aqueous products with free oil on fat, and water-oil emulsions (types III, IV-A, and VII) will require determinations of both water extractability and ..."
3. Legumes in Crop Rotations--Bibliography, January 1990-December 1993 by Mary V. Gold (1994)
"The extractability of most metals from the spoils was generally in the order of: 0.1 M HC1 > Meh- lich > DTPA. ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"Another factor which requires attention in this connection is the dependence of the extractability upon the rate of loss of pressure, as affected by the ..."
5. Proceedings of the Workshop on Long-lived Radionuclide Chemistry in Nuclear by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1998)
"... possesses the highest extractability and enough solubility among the extractants evaluated. According to Yan L. et al. , caprolactam with a dodecyl ..."
6. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"A very fine sand or a shaly sand might have the same volume of voids and the same oil content, but necessarily has low extractability. ..."