Gay-Lussac tower

Gay-Lussac tower

[‚ga·lu̇‚säk ′tau̇·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A component part in the chamber process for sulfuric acid production that absorbs nitrogen oxides to form nitrous vitriol.
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