Liebig condenser

noun

Lie·​big condenser
ˈlēbig-
: a condenser for use in distillation that consists of two tubes one inside the other with space between for circulation of water

Word History

Etymology

after Baron Justus von Liebig †1873 German chemist, who described it

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“Liebig condenser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Liebig%20condenser. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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