acid process

noun

Definition of acid process

: a process carried on in a furnace lined with acidic or highly siliceous material and under a slag that is predominantly siliceous used especially of steelmaking processes opposed to basic process

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Acid process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20process. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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