Vorce cell

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

Definition of Vorce cell 

: 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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History and Etymology for Vorce cell

after Lafayette Denton Vorce †1953 American chemical engineer

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