Prilling vs Trilling - What's the difference?

prilling | trilling |


As nouns the difference between prilling and trilling

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 trilling is (obsolete) one of three children born at the same birth; a triplet.

As a verb trilling is

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prilling

English

Noun

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  • 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.
  • trilling

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (head)
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) Drilling.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) One of three children born at the same birth; a triplet.
  • (Wright)
  • (crystallography) A compound crystal consisting of three individuals.
  • (Webster 1913) ----