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Mond process

noun
  1. a process for obtaining nickel by heating the ore in carbon monoxide to produce nickel carbonyl vapour, which is then decomposed at a higher temperature to yield the metal
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C19: named after Ludwig Mond (1839–1909), German chemist and industrialist
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