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extraction

in process liquid-liquid distribution
In connection with processes, this term often refers to the initial transfer step whereby the main solute, often together with impurities, is transferred from feed to solvent.
Notes:
  1. Partition and distribution are not synonymous in this specific instance.
  2. The term extraction may be used in a more general sense.
See also: loading
Source:
PAC, 1993, 65, 2373 (Nomenclature for liquid-liquid distribution (solvent extraction) (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2387
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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