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Frasch process

[ frahsh ]
/ frɑʃ /
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noun
a method of mining sulfur by pumping superheated water down into the deposit, thereby melting it so that it can be pumped to the surface.
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Origin of Frasch process

First recorded in 1900–05; named after Hermann Frasch (1851–1914), German-born U.S. chemical engineer, who developed it

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