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tor·re·fac·tion

(tōr'ē-fak'shŭn),
Parching or drying by heat; a pharmaceutical operation for rendering drugs friable.
[L. torre-facio, pp. -factus, to make dry by heat, fr. torreo, to parch]

torrefaction

(tor″ĕ-făk′shŭn) [L. torrefactio]
Roasting or parching something, esp. a drug, to dry it.
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