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The process of distillation, as carried on in the distilleries of Great Britain, may be divided into four general operations, viz.

The crude petroleum is purified by distillation, and is then free from colour, but retains its peculiar penetrating odour.

In both cases the distillation was not carried to completion, approximately only about half of the volume being distilled over.

By distillation, this yields a liquid, very similar to rum, called by the Mexicans mescal.

Resinous matter mixed with volatile oil is easily detected, being left in the alembic after distillation.

Cucurbit, kū′kur-bit, n. a chemical vessel used in distillation, originally shaped like a gourd.

They may be prepared from any substances which imparts its fragrance to water by distillation.

Colophony, kol-of′o-ni, n. the dark-coloured resin got from the distillation of turpentine with water.

The acid still remaining free after the completion of the distillation is titrated with decinormal caustic soda.

An idea of the production of illuminating gas through the distillation of coal may be easily given by means a single clay pipe.

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