Betts' process

noun

ˈbets(-əz)-
: an electrolytic process for refining lead, the electrolyte being a solution of lead fluosilicate PbSiF6 and fluosilicic acid

Word History

Etymology

after Anson G. Betts, born 1876 American metallurgist

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“Betts' process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Betts%27%20process. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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