Weldon process

noun
Wel·​don process | \ˈweldən-\

Definition of Weldon process 

: a process used formerly for the recovery of manganese dioxide in making chlorine from hydrochloric acid in a stoneware still by adding lime to the still liquor and oxidizing with air to precipitate a mud containing calcium manganite and yielding chlorine when recirculated and treated with hydrochloric acid

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after Walter Weldon †1885 English chemist

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