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a flowing back; ebb.
(chem) to boil or be boiled in a vessel attached to a condenser, so that the vapour condenses and flows back into the vessel

an act of refluxing
(as modifier): a reflux condenser

the act or an instance of flowing back; ebb

reflux re·flux (rē’flŭks’)

A flowing back.

The process of refluxing.

v. re·fluxed, re·flux·ing, re·flux·es
To boil a liquid in a vessel attached to a condenser so that the vapors continuously condense for reboiling.


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