Girbotol process


Gir·​bo·​tol process
: 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

Word History


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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“Girbotol process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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