basic process

noun

Definition of basic process

: a process (as in steelmaking) carried on in a furnace lined with basic material (such as magnesite, dolomite, lime, or iron oxide) and under a slag that is dominantly basic opposed to acid process — compare bessemer process

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“Basic process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basic%20process. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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