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prill

[pril]
(chemical engineering)
To form pellet-sized crystals or agglomerates of material by the action of upward-blowing air on falling hot solution; used in the manufacture of ammonium nitrate and urea fertilizers.
(materials)
Spherical particles about the size of buckshot.
(mining engineering)
The best ore after cobbing.
A circular particle about the size of buckshot.
Compressed and sized explosives such as ammonium nitrate.
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