Dwight–Lloyd

adjective \ˈdwīt¦lȯid\

Definition of Dwight–Lloyd

  1. :  relating to a process for roasting and sintering fine ores whereby the ore is ignited in a thin layer on a traveling grate which passes over a suction box

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Origin and Etymology of dwight–lloyd

after A.S.Dwight †1946 and R.L.Lloyd, born 1870 American mining engineers


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