torrify
Torrefy Tor"re*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Torrefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Torrefying}.] [L. torrere to parch + -fy: cf. F. torr['e]fier, L. torrefacere.] [Written also {torrify}.] 1. To dry by a fire. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. (Metal.) To subject to scorching heat, so as to drive off volatile ingredients; to roast, as ores. [1913 Webster]

3. (Pharm.) To dry or parch, as drugs, on a metallic plate till they are friable, or are reduced to the state desired. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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