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date: 16 October 2019

absorption tower 

Source:
A Dictionary of Chemistry
Author(s):
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

A long vertical column used in industry for absorbing gases. The gas is introduced at the bottom of the column and the absorbing liquid, often water, passes in at the top and falls down against the countercurrent of gas. The towers are also known as ... ...

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