Betts' process

\ ˈbets(-əz)- \

Definition of Betts' process

: an electrolytic process for refining lead, the electrolyte being a solution of lead fluosilicate PbSiF6 and fluosilicic acid

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History and Etymology for Betts' process

after Anson G. Betts, born 1876 American metallurgist

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“Betts' process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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