doctor solution

noun

Definition of doctor solution

: a solution made by adding litharge to sodium hydroxide solution and used in sweetening petroleum distillates (as naphtha) by reaction with any malodorous sulfur compounds (as mercaptans) present

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“Doctor solution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doctor%20solution. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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