acid sludge

noun

Definition of acid sludge

: gummy material that separates from a petroleum oil on treatment with sulfuric acid

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First Known Use of acid sludge

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Acid sludge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20sludge. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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