Hall process

noun
\ ˈhȯl- \

Definition of Hall process

: the process by which aluminum is produced consisting of electrolysis of a molten solution of purified alumina in cryolite at a temperature of about 950° C

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History and Etymology for Hall process

after Charles M. Hall †1914 American chemist

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“Hall process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hall%20process. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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