soxhlet apparatus

soxhlet apparatus
\\ˈsäkslə̇t-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized S
Etymology: after Franz von Soxhlet died 1926 German agricultural chemist, its inventor
: an apparatus for use in extracting fatty or other material with a volatile solvent (as ether, alcohol, or benzene) consisting of a vertical glass cylindrical extraction tube that has both a siphon tube and a vapor tube, that is fitted at its upper end to a reflux condenser and at its lower end to a flask so that the solvent may be distilled from the flask into the condenser whence it flows back into the cylindrical tube and siphons over into the flask to be distilled again

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