Lowry process

noun

Low·​ry process
ˈlau̇rē-
: an empty-cell wood-treating process involving an injection of creosote without a preliminary vacuum in excess of the amount required and removal of the excess by a quick high vacuum

Word History

Etymology

after C. B. Lowry, who devised it

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“Lowry process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lowry%20process. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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