distillation column

noun Chemistry.
a type of still fitted with interior baffles, used for fractional distillation. Compare still2 ( def 1 ).
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Topping refineries have a crude distillation column and produce naphtha and
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The contaminants exit the distillation column at the top of the column as a
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