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re·tort

(rē-tŏrt'),
1. A flasklike vessel with a long neck passing outward, once used in distilling.
2. A small furnace.
[Mediev. L. retorta, fem. pp. of retorqueo, pp. -tortus, to twist or bend back]

retort

(rē-tort′, rē′tort″) [L. retortus, bent back]
A flasklike, long-necked vessel whose neck usually projects to the side, used in distillation.

retort

a globular, long-necked vessel used in distillation.
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In line with that strategy, the group has now completed an investment in Continuous Retorts Ltd (CRL), a designer and manufacturer of food processing equipment, taking a major stake in the Newcastle business.
The NFL's new retort capability means faster time-to-market for new products and potentially better sterilization solutions for products already on the market," said Terry Berman, Division Manager of Commercialization at The NFL.
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When I developed the retort process in ICL the only units available in the marketplace were batch retorts," said Lambert, who is CRL's managing director.
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Now all the companies in China use Fushun or modified Fushun retort with raw materials of 6-75 mm in particle size.
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