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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.
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Earlier on May 1, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan had said that Pakistan Air Force (PAF)'s response against Indian aggression will be remembered as 'Operation Swift Retort'.
Well tony and another regular reader Philip Thorpe have identified it as the retort house in the old town gas works, wich was sited where Sainsbury's car park is now.
Summary: New Delhi [India], March 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday in an online social media post sought a report from Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad about an apparent abduction of two sisters from the minority Hindu community in the neighbouring country to which Pakistan's information minister Chaudhary Fawwad Hussain posted a strong retort.
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The flue was part of the old "retort house", which is where coal was baked in a type of oven called a retort, to release gas from the coal.
The flue was part of the old retort house, which is where coal was baked in a type of oven called a retort, to release gas from the coal.
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