Deacon process

noun
Dea·​con process | \ ˈdēkən- \

Definition of Deacon process

: a method of obtaining chlorine gas by passing air and hydrogen chloride over a heated catalyst (as copper chloride)

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History and Etymology for Deacon process

after Henry Deacon, 19th century English chemist

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“Deacon process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Deacon%20process. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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