Carter process

noun

: a process for making white lead by treating powdered lead in water suspension with acetic acid and carbon dioxide

Word History

Etymology

after Levi Carter, flourished 1885 American industrial chemist

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“Carter process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carter%20process. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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