vertical retort process

vertical retort process

[′vərd·ə·kəl ri¦tȯrt ‚prä·səs]
(metallurgy)
A zinc-smelting method using a vertical retort of silicon carbide brick. Also known as New Jersey retort process.
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Production of oil from lumpy oil shale in vertical retort process results in large amounts of solid waste--semicoke.