Vello process

noun
Ve·​llo process | \ ˈvel(ˌ)yō- \

Definition of Vello process

: a process for producing glass tubing by dropping molten glass through an annular space surrounding a rotating hollow pipe, the diameter of the tubing being determined by pressure of the air passed through the pipe, drawing speed, and temperature of the glass

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History and Etymology for Vello process

after Leopoldo Sanchez-Vello, 20th century Spanish inventor

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“Vello process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vello%20process. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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