Steffen process

Stef·​fen process | \ ˈstefən- \

Definition of Steffen process

: a process for recovering sugar from beet molasses by adding powdered lime to precipitate the sugar as calcium sucrate

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History and Etymology for Steffen process

probably from Steffen, name of its inventor

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“Steffen process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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