Wurtz column

noun \ˈwə|rts-, ˈwu̇|\
variants: or

Wurtz tube

Definition of Wurtz column

  1. :  a bulbed fractionating column for laboratory distillations

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Origin and Etymology of wurtz column

after Charles A. Wurtz †1884 French chemist

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