Keyes process

Keyes process

[′kēz ‚prä·səs]
(chemical engineering)
A distillation process used to obtain absolute alcohol; benzene is added to a constant-boiling 95% alcohol-water solution, and on distillation anhydrous alcohol leaves the bottom of the column.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.