Basic process

Basic process
Basic process Ba"sic proc"ess (Iron Metal.) A Bessemer or open-hearth steel-making process in which a lining that is basic, or not siliceous, is used, and additions of basic material are made to the molten charge during treatment. Opposed to {acid process}, above. Called also {Thomas process}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • basic process — noun : a process (as in steelmaking) carried on in a furnace lined with basic material (as magnesite, dolomite, lime, or iron oxide) and under a slag that is dominantly basic opposed to acid process; compare bessemer process * * * basic( oxygen)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • basic process — tipinė technologija statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. basic process vok. Basistechnologie, f rus. базовая технология, f pranc. procédé de base, m; technologie de base, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • basic process. — Metall. See under basic (def. 3). [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • basic process. — Metall. See under basic (def. 3). [1900 05] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basic slag — A by product from the manufacture of steel by the basic process, used as a fertilizer. It is rich in lime and contains 14 to 20 per cent of phosphoric acid. Called also {Thomas slag}, {phosphatic slag}, and {odorless phosphate}. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Basic steel — Steel produced by the basic process. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basic — /bay sik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or forming a base; fundamental: a basic principle; the basic ingredient. 2. Chem. a. pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing a base. b. not having all of the hydroxyls of the base replaced by the acid… …   Universalium

  • basic slag — noun slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer • Hypernyms: ↑slag, ↑scoria, ↑dross * * * noun : a slag low in silica and high in base forming oxides; specifically : a slag… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Process (philosophy) — In philosophy and systems theory, basic processes, or logical homologies as they were termed by Ludwig von Bertalanffy, are unifying principles which operate in many different systemic contexts. For example, feedback is a principle that figures… …   Wikipedia

  • basic Bessemer process — Modification of the Bessemer process for converting pig iron into steel. The original Bessemer converter was not effective in removing the phosphorus from iron made from the high phosphorus ores common in Britain and Europe. The invention of the… …   Universalium

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