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black liquor

noun

  1. (in making wood pulp for paper) the liquor that remains after digestion.


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The “black liquor,” as it is called, is then drained away from the rags, which are immediately subjected to a preliminary washing.

The black liquor from the boilers is pumped through tubes heated externally by high-pressure steam.

It is these ulmates that form the black liquor which oozes out from the manure-heap.

Then he scribbled on them with reeds dipped in a black liquor and gave them to his nurse to keep as useful books.

In one of the tin cups Beatrice pressed the juice from the nightshade, obtaining perhaps a tablespoonful of black liquor.

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