solutizer

noun

sol·​u·​tiz·​er
-zə(r)
plural -s
: an agent (such as an organic salt or an organic solvent) for promoting solubility
especially : such an agent (such as potassium isobutyrate) for use with a caustic solution in removing mercaptans from gasoline

Word History

Etymology

solutize to treat with organic salts or solvents to impart certain solvent properties (from solute + -ize) + -er

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“Solutizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solutizer. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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