Birkeland-Eyde process

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Birkeland-Eyde process

[¦bərk·lənd ¦ī·də ′präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
An arc process of nitrogen fixation in which air passes through an alternating-current arc flattened by a magnetic field to form about 1% nitric oxide.
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