proximate analysis

n
in the case of coal and coke, the determination, by prescribed methods, of moisture, volatile matter, fixed carbon (by difference), and ash.
DISCUSSION — Unless otherwise specified, the term proximate analysis does not include determinations of sulfur or phosphorus or any determinations other than those named.

ASTM D121-09a Standard Terminology of Coal and Coke. 2014.

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  • Proximate analysis — Proximate Prox i*mate, a. [L. proximatus, p. p. of proximare to come near, to approach, fr. proximus the nearest, nest, superl. of propior nearer, and prope, adv., near.] Nearest; next immediately preceding or following. Proximate ancestors. J. S …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proximate analysis — n quantitative analysis of a mixture (as food) to determine the percentage of components * * * quantitative analysis separating and identifying categories of compounds in a mixture …   Medical dictionary

  • proximate analysis — noun : quantitative analysis of a mixture (as food, coal) in which the percentage of components is determined * * * proximate analysis, Chemistry. a form of analysis in which the constituent compounds of a complex mixture are determined …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proximate Analysis —   A commonly used analysis for reporting fuel properties; may be on a dry (moisture free) basis, as fired , or on an ash and moisture free basis. Fractions usually reported include: volatile matter, fixed carbon, moisture, ash, and heating value… …   Energy terms

  • quick (approximate, proximate) analysis — Смотри Экспресс анализ …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Proximate — Prox i*mate, a. [L. proximatus, p. p. of proximare to come near, to approach, fr. proximus the nearest, nest, superl. of propior nearer, and prope, adv., near.] Nearest; next immediately preceding or following. Proximate ancestors. J. S. Harford …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proximate cause — Proximate Prox i*mate, a. [L. proximatus, p. p. of proximare to come near, to approach, fr. proximus the nearest, nest, superl. of propior nearer, and prope, adv., near.] Nearest; next immediately preceding or following. Proximate ancestors. J. S …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proximate principle — Proximate Prox i*mate, a. [L. proximatus, p. p. of proximare to come near, to approach, fr. proximus the nearest, nest, superl. of propior nearer, and prope, adv., near.] Nearest; next immediately preceding or following. Proximate ancestors. J. S …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proximate — Immediate; next; proximal. * * * prox·i·mate präk sə mət adj 1 a) very near b) next, preceding, or following esp relating to or being a proximate cause 2) determined by proximate analysis 3) PROXIMAL (1b) prox·i·mate·ly ad …   Medical dictionary

  • Proximate — Analysis A*nal y*sis, n.; pl. {Analyses}. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to unloose, to dissolve, to resolve into its elements; ? up + ? to loose. See {Loose}.] 1. A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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