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.
- @P04435@ and distribution are not synonymous in this specific instance.
- The term @E02301@ may be used in a more general sense.
See also: loading (in solvent extraction)
PAC, 1993, 65, 2373. 'Nomenclature for liquid-liquid distribution (solvent extraction) (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)' on page 2387 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199365112373)