Chokes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 142 pages
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Use in Literature ChlorinesBy the addition of common salt with the batch of ore, such of its constituents as are amenable to the action of chlorine are chlorinated as well as freed from sulphur.ndash;J.C.F. Johnson in Getting Gold.The oxides in the thoroughly roasted ore will not amalgamate with mercury, and are not acted on by chlorine or cyanogen.ndash;J.C.F. Johnson in Getting Gold.At about this time British liquid chlorine capacity had a maximum daily output of about one ton, while along the Rhine alone the production was more than forty times greater.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.Davy, while experimenting on the action of sunlight on a mixture of carbon monoxide and chlorine.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.It is true that, as regards chlorine, we were more favourably situated than France, and forwarded her considerable supplies in exchange for phosgene.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.Its case can be judged from the fact that this compound was used almost as soon as the first chlorine cloud attack at Ypres.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.It is true that we could obtain chlorine and later phosgene in bulk and devote them to the exploitation of the older gas appliances in cloud methods.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.Owing to the development of protection, the use of liquid chlorine for the latter purpose became obsolete.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.Picric acid, chlorine, and lime were required, all three being normal raw materials or products of the industry.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.This chlorine was essential for phosgene production.ndash;Victor LeFebure in The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War.

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