Girbotol process

noun Gir·bo·tol process \ˈgərbəˌtȯl-, -tōl-\

Definition of Girbotol process

  1. :  a process used industrially for removing acidic impurities (as hydrogen sulfide or carbon dioxide) from gases by passing them through a solution of an ethanolamine

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Origin and Etymology of girbotol process

girbotol from Girdler Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky, company where the process was developed + Robert R. Bottoms born 1890 American chemist that devised the process + English -ol

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