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potline

[pot-lahyn] /ˈpɒtˌlaɪn/
noun, Metallurgy
1.
a row of electrolytic cells for reducing certain metals, as aluminum, from fused salts.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; pot1 + line1
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  • potline current can be controlled over a range while maintaining acceptable pot conditions.
  • The remaining portion of the spent anode is cooled in the potline area and then transported to the rod shop.
  • Not one single aluminum potline in the state was operating.

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