1. to treat, or cause to combine with chlorine or chlorine compounds. 2. to apply chlorine (to water or sewage) for purposes of sterilization, oxidation of organic matter or retardation of putrification. Advertisements
the phenomenon which occurs when a substance held in solution in a liquid passes out of solution into a solid form.
not susceptible to acid attack. Compare with “acid resistant.”
term used to describe a surface or material which is not normally affected by contact with acid. Compare with acid proof.
a cement joint in a plain end spigot to bell in other pipes. There is some belief that ogee joint only refers to cement joint when materials are not similar such as cast iron to clay pipe or copper to cast iron, etc. So called because of “S” shape of cement profile as in ogee […]
a device placed in, and made a part of, the vent connector from an appliance or in the appliance itself, which is designed to: (a) assure the ready escape of the products of combustion in the event of backdraft; (b) prevent a back draft from entering the appliance; and c. neutralize the effect of stack […]
a burner employing the energy of a jet of gas to inject air for combustion into the burner and mix it with gas.