Prilling vs Pilling - What's the difference?

prilling | pilling |


As nouns the difference between prilling and pilling

is that prilling is the solidification of droplets of molten material falling against an upward stream of air; used especially to agglomerate ammonium nitrate and urea for use as a fertilizer while pilling is balls of fibre formed on clothing through usage, often called pill or pills.

As a verb pilling is

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prilling

English

Noun

(-)
  • The solidification of droplets of molten material falling against an upward stream of air; used especially to agglomerate ammonium nitrate and urea for use as a fertilizer.
  • *2005 , Douglas K. Louie, Handbook of Sulfuric Acid Manufacturing , page 5-11
  • *:In air prilling , molten sulphur is sprayed from the top of a tower against an upward flow of air. As the sulphur falls, the sulphur droplets break into small droplets and cools into prills.
  • pilling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Balls of fibre formed on clothing through usage, often called pill or pills.