Carter process


Definition of Carter process

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

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Origin and Etymology of carter process

after Levi Carter, flourished 1885 American industrial chemist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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