Washoe process

noun Wash·oe process \ˈwä(ˌ)shō-\

Definition of Washoe process

  1. :  a process of treating silver ores by grinding in pans or tubs with the addition of mercury and sometimes of chemicals (as blue vitriol and salt)

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Origin and Etymology of washoe process

from Washoe county, northwest Nevada

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