Pattinson process

noun
Pat·​tin·​son process | \ ˈpatᵊnsən- \

Definition of Pattinson process

: a process for desilverizing and purifying lead

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History and Etymology for Pattinson process

after Hugh Lee Pattinson †1858 English metallurgist

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“Pattinson process.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pattinson%20process. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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