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  • v. Present participle of torrefy.


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  • He was the first, I believe, to distil wood for the production of pyroligneous acid; and he purified it by "torrefying" the acetate of lime formed by its neutralization, and distilling with oil of vitriol.

    Sir William Ramsay - Nobel Lecture


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  • That hot oven is absolutely torrefying.

    January 9, 2012