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sulfite process

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a process for making wood pulp by digesting wood chips in an acid liquor consisting of sulfurous acid and a salt, usually calcium bisulfite.
Origin of sulfite process
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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