Liebig condenser

noun
Lie·​big condenser | \ ˈlēbig- \

Definition of Liebig condenser

: a condenser for use in distillation that consists of two tubes one inside the other with space between for circulation of water

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History and Etymology for Liebig condenser

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 28 Oct. 2020.

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