Vorce cell

noun \ˈvō(ə)rs, -ȯ(ə)rs, -ōəs, -ȯ(ə)s-\

Definition of Vorce cell

  1. :  a cylindrical cell that has graphite anodes and a steel cathode with an asbestos diaphragm and that is used for making sodium hydroxide and chlorine by electrolysis of sodium chloride

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Origin and Etymology of vorce cell

after Lafayette Denton Vorce †1953 American chemical engineer


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