Jones reductor


Definition of Jones reductor

: a reductor that consists essentially of a long upright tube filled with granular zinc through which a solution to be reduced (as a ferric salt) is poured

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History and Etymology for Jones reductor

after Clemens Jones, 19th century American metallurgist

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“Jones reductor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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