Cottrell process

noun
Cot·​trell process | \ ˈkä‧trəl-, kä‧ˈtrel- \

Definition of Cottrell process

: electrostatic precipitation in which both the charging and precipitation are carried out in a single piece of equipment

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History and Etymology for Cottrell process

after Frederick G. Cottrell †1948 American chemist, its inventor

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“Cottrell process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cottrell%20process. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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