Twitchell process

noun
Twitch·ell process | \ˈtwichəl-\

Definition of Twitchell process 

: a process for the acid hydrolysis of fats into fatty acids and glycerol that employs live steam and a Twitchell reagent as catalyst

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History and Etymology for Twitchell process

after Ernst Twitchell †1929 American chemist

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