Frasch process


variants or Frasch method
: a method of mining deep-lying sulfur by forcing into the deposit very hot water and pumping out the sulfur thereby melted

Word History


after Herman Frasch †1914 American chemist born in Germany, its inventor

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“Frasch process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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