Define destructive distillation of wood.

Asked by  | 2nd Sep, 2010, 10:35: AM

Expert Answer:

A process by which organic substances such as wood, coal, and oil shale are decomposed by heat in the absence of air and distilled to produce useful products such as coke, charcoal, oils, and gases.

Answered by  | 2nd Sep, 2010, 04:09: PM

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