dephlegmator

noun
de·​phleg·​ma·​tor | \ (ˈ)dēˈflegˌmātə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of dephlegmator

: an apparatus used in fractional distillation as a partial condenser to cool the mixed vapors and thus condense the higher-boiling portions

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“Dephlegmator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dephlegmator. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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